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There are 8 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Blackpool by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$129 - $216

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Bus  •  8 h 19 min

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

$24 - $30

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Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$121 - $196

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Blackpool 237.7 miles

$50 - $75

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$112 - $317

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 56 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 - $370

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 55 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

$117 - $267

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 33 min

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

$114 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Blackpool is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Blackpool is to train which costs £95 - £170 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Blackpool via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Blackpool North via Oxford and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Blackpool is 200 miles. The road distance is 237.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs £95 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from London Paddington Station to Blackpool, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Paddington Station to Blackpool train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Blackpool is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs £95 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £23 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 200.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Blackpool, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Paddington Station to Blackpool hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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 Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
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
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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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Paddington Station to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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London Paddington Station to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Blackpool is 238 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Blackpool.

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

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There are 932+ hotels available in Blackpool. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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