There are 8 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$147 - $242

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Blackpool National Express

$29 - $38

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Bus, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Manchester Oxford Road
  4. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$135 - $198

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool 273.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Southend to Manchester, train  •  4 h 37 min

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

$87 - $343

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria 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

$133 - $350

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  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

$99 - $230

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  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

$143 - $305

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea and arriving at Blackpool via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Blackpool is 224 miles. The road distance is 273.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Southend-on-Sea station.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h.

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

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Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool is 273 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 224.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, London Euston, and Preston in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Blackpool via London Victoria Coach Station in around 10 h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
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
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.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
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Southend Airport is to train which takes 5 min and costs .

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