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

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$128 - $209

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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Blackpool National Express

$24 - $31

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Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  4 h 3 min

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

$125 - $190

Train, night train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the night train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$111 - $162

Drive  •  4 h

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

$50 - $75

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 53 min

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

$114 - $323

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 42 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

$106 - $369

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$119 - $273

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 17 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

$88 - $213

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The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool is to train which costs £95 - £160 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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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 55 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Blackpool is 201 miles. The road distance is 240.1 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs £95 - £160.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool, including transfers.

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King's Cross Station to Blackpool train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs £95 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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King's Cross Station to Blackpool train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Preston station.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 201.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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 $120 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Blackpool once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Night train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between King's Cross Station to Blackpool is 240 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from King's Cross Station to Blackpool.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 953+ hotels available in Blackpool. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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