There are 8 ways to get from Irvine to Blackpool 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  •  4 h 1 min

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

$91 - $215

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Bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Lancaster National Express
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road 42

$37 - $42

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Train, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street 42

$63 - $119

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Blackpool 208.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$76 - $314

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 17 min

  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 Blackpool North

$82 - $230

Fly Glasgow to Liverpool, train  •  7 h 51 min

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

$61 - $289

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Preston

$122 - $307

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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, Talbot Road via Glasgow and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

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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 4 h 1 min.

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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 4 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min 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 4 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 34 min.

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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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Irvine to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road station.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 140.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Blackpool via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Lancaster, and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) in around 7 h 34 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 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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Newquay
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Manchester, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
41 min
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
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Train from Birmingham International to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
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
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.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 Glasgow to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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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 3 h 36 min 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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