There are 5 ways to get from Leicester to Blackpool by train, bus or car

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston

$101 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Blackpool National Express

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$60 - $99

Bus, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station Tp
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$30 - $39

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Blackpool 145.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Blackpool is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Blackpool is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Blackpool is 114 miles. The road distance is 145.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Leicester to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station and arriving at Blackpool. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Blackpool North via Birmingham New Street and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Leicester, England and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Blackpool via Birmingham New Street and Preston in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to Blackpool twice a week. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$18 - $26
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
National Express
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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