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There are 4 ways to get from Skelmersdale to Blackpool by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 395 bus, train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan, Wallgate Stn 395 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North

$14 - $39

Cheapest option

Line 395 bus, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan Bus Station 395 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wigan to Blackpool National Express

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skelmersdale to Blackpool 41.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to Blackpool 41.9 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Skelmersdale to Blackpool is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skelmersdale to Blackpool is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skelmersdale to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Skelmersdale, Concourse and arriving at Blackpool via Wigan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Skelmersdale and Blackpool is 22 miles. The road distance is 41.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to Blackpool without a car is to line 395 bus and train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £10 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Skelmersdale to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Skelmersdale to Blackpool bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Skelmersdale, Concourse station.

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Skelmersdale to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skelmersdale to Blackpool is 42 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Skelmersdale to Blackpool.

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There are 900+ hotels available in Blackpool. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skelmersdale to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 21.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Skelmersdale to Blackpool via Wigan in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan, Wallgate Stn
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Wigan to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Skelmersdale to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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