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There are 10 ways to get from Luton to Blackpool by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$134 - $234

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Blackpool National Express

$24 - $32

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Line 99 bus, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station 99
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$97 - $147

Train via Nottingham  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$98 - $144

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Blackpool 208.3 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$93 - $291

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 29 min

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

$120 - $389

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  4. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$98 - $241

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 36 min

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

$102 - $233

Train to Cambridge, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge
  2. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$84 - $286

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The cheapest way to get from Luton to Blackpool is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Blackpool is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Blackpool via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Blackpool North via London Euston and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Luton and Blackpool is 174 miles. The road distance is 208.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs £100 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Luton to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Luton to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Luton to Blackpool train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton station.

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The best way to get from Luton to Blackpool is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs £100 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Luton to Blackpool via London St Pancras International LL, London Euston, and Preston in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Luton to Blackpool once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 15 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
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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 Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
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
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
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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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Luton to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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Luton to Blackpool train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Preston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Blackpool is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Luton to Blackpool.

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

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