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There are 4 ways to get from Darlington to Blackpool by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$63 - $88

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Blackpool National Express

$20 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Bus Station to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility B66

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Darlington to Blackpool 114.7 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Blackpool is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Blackpool is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Blackpool via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Darlington to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Blackpool North via Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Blackpool is 78 miles. The road distance is 114.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Darlington to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Darlington to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Darlington station.

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Darlington to Blackpool train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Blackpool is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 78.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Darlington to Blackpool via Manchester Oxford Road in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd operates a bus from Darlington to Blackpool 6 times a week, and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Darlington to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Darlington to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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Darlington to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Blackpool is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Darlington to Blackpool.

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