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There are 7 ways to get from Elgin to Blackpool by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Preston

$118 - $294

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Night train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the night train from Elgin to Preston

$57 - $95

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Bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness, Marks and Spencer 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  4. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Blackpool

$62 - $84

Night train, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the night train from Elgin to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North

$187 - $294

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Elgin to Blackpool 371 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Inverness, fly, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$97 - $275

Train to Aberdeen, fly, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$81 - $197

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The cheapest way to get from Elgin to Blackpool is to night train which costs £40 - £75 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elgin to Blackpool is to train and fly which costs £70 - £220 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elgin station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Elgin, Bus Station and arriving at Blackpool via Inverness, Bus Station, Glasgow and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Elgin to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Elgin and arriving at Blackpool North via Aberdeen, Haymarket and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Elgin and Blackpool is 267 miles. The road distance is 371 miles.

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The best way to get from Elgin to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 8 h 30 min and costs £90 - £230.

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Elgin to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Elgin to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Elgin, Bus Station.

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Elgin to Blackpool train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Elgin station.

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The best way to get from Elgin to Blackpool is to train which takes 8 h 30 min and costs £90 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 14 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Elgin to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 266.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

What companies run services between Elgin, Scotland and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Elgin to Blackpool via Aberdeen, Haymarket, and Preston in around 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elgin to Blackpool via Inverness, Marks and Spencer, Inverness, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 14 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Elgin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Night train from Elgin to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $70
Train from Elgin to Inverness
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Elgin to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Haymarket to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Elgin to Preston
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness, Marks and Spencer
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Elgin to Blackpool train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Preston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elgin to Blackpool is 371 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Elgin to Blackpool.

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Loganair offers flights from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport.

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