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

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Ormskirk to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Blackpool North

$11 - $23

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Line 375 bus, train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 375 bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 2) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) 375 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North

$15 - $45

Bus, line 61 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22) 2A
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) to Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St) 61

$17

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ormskirk to Blackpool 46.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Ormskirk to Blackpool 46.1 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Ormskirk to Blackpool is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ormskirk to Blackpool is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ormskirk station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ormskirk to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Ormskirk and arriving at Blackpool North via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Ormskirk and Blackpool is 19 miles. The road distance is 46.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ormskirk to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £8 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Ormskirk to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Ormskirk to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6).

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Ormskirk to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Ormskirk station.

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The best way to get from Ormskirk to Blackpool is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £8 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus and line 61 bus, which costs £13 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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Ormskirk to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Ormskirk to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Ormskirk to Blackpool via Preston in around 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ormskirk to Blackpool via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22) and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ormskirk to Preston
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $40
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 2) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) to Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ormskirk to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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