There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston

$116 - $179

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Bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Blackpool National Express

$20 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus, line 68 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 68 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 4) to South Shore, Kenilwoth Gardens 68

$21 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach 196.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Glasgow, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$73 - $312

Bus to Edinburgh, fly, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$70 - $218

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Blackpool Pleasure Beach is 152 miles. The road distance is 196.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at South Shore, Kenilwoth Gardens via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 4). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Blackpool Pleasure Beach via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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There are 906+ hotels available in Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
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  • Distance: 152 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Blackpool Pleasure Beach, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach via Preston, Lancashire, Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 4), and South Shore, Kenilwoth Gardens in around 5 h 23 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 4) to South Shore, Kenilwoth Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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