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

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Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston

$83 - $182

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Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$19 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus, line 68 bus  •  5 h 49 min

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

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach 196.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Glasgow, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$74 - $313

Bus to Edinburgh, fly, train  •  6 h 3 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

$72 - $219

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 7 h 33 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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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 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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The distance between Glasgow and Blackpool Pleasure Beach is 152 miles. The road distance is 196.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach without a car is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs £60 - £140.

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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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Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs £60 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus and line 68 bus, which costs and takes 5 h 49 min.

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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 - $180 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. TransPennine Express also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach via Preston, Lancashire, Preston City Centre, Bus Station, and South Shore, Kenilwoth Gardens in around 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 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
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Bus operators
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 Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to South Shore, Kenilwoth Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Preston, Lancashire station.

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Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Preston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Glasgow to Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 931+ hotels available in Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18 min and costs £7.

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