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There are 7 ways to get from Norwich to Blackpool by train, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$178 - $287

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$62 - $167

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Norwich to Blackpool 251 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Norwich, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$97 - $223

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  7 h 2 min

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

$164 - $394

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Shenfield
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$135 - $412

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

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

$95 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Blackpool is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Norwich to Blackpool is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Norwich to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Norwich and arriving at Blackpool North via Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Norwich and Blackpool is 199 miles. The road distance is 251 miles.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £130 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Norwich to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Norwich to Blackpool train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Norwich station.

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The quickest flight from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Norwich to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Norwich to Blackpool is 251 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Norwich to Blackpool.

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Map of how to get from Norwich to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 198.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Norwich to Blackpool via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Euston Square station, London Euston, and Preston in around 5 h 13 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Single
$140 - $210
Northern Rail
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

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Loganair offers flights from Norwich Airport to Manchester Airport.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Norwich Airport is to line 501 bus which takes 17 min and costs £1 - £3.

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