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

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Irvine to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston

$91 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire National Express / ...

$23 - $59

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Train via Carlisle  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Preston

$71 - $147

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Irvine to Blackpool 208.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Irvine to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Blackpool North

$76 - $330

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  6h 5m

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

$82 - $247

Fly Glasgow to Liverpool, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL) GLA - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North

$62 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Blackpool is to bus which costs £18 - £45 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Blackpool is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Irvine, Galt Avenue and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Church Street via Glasgow and Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Irvine to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Irvine and arriving at Blackpool North via Glasgow Central and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Irvine and Blackpool is 141 miles. The road distance is 208.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs £70 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Irvine to Blackpool, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Irvine to Blackpool is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs £70 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £45 and takes 8h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 140.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

You can take a train from Irvine to Blackpool via Glasgow Central and Preston in around 3h 56m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Irvine to Blackpool twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 4h 10m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Newquay
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Manchester, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Birmingham, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Irvine to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Irvine to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Carlisle to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 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 Carlisle to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Irvine to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Preston, Lancashire station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Blackpool is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Irvine to Blackpool.

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

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