There are 3 ways to get from Sunderland to Blackpool by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Preston

$63 - $141

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Bus Station to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility B66

$38

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Blackpool 134.2 miles

$28 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Tunstall Road and arriving at Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility via Durham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Sunderland (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Market Square) and arriving at Blackpool North via Newcastle, Carlisle and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Sunderland and Blackpool is 101 miles. The road distance is 134.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Sunderland to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Sunderland to Blackpool bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, arrive at Durham, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Blackpool is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Sunderland to Blackpool bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, arrive at Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility station.

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

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Sunderland to Blackpool via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro), Newcastle, Carlisle, and Preston in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd operates a bus from Sunderland to Blackpool once daily. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
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jhcoaches.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Blackpool is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Sunderland to Blackpool.

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