There are 9 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool by train, bus, night train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$137 - $225

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Blackpool National Express

$25 - $31

7 alternative options

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$134 - $204

Night train, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street 77

$46 - $61

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Blackpool 240.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$118 - $329

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$109 - $377

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$127 - $282

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$92 - $224

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Blackpool, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from King's Cross Station to Blackpool hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $210 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Blackpool twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $210
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$208
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from King's Cross Station to Blackpool?

The distance between King's Cross Station and Blackpool is 322 km. The road distance is 384 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool?

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 7 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool?

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £95 - £170.

Is there a direct train between King's Cross Station and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct train from King's Cross Station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Blackpool North via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

Is there a direct bus between King's Cross Station and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct bus from King's Cross Station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Euston Station and arriving at Blackpool via London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool?

It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool, including transfers.