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

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Train  •  4h 26m

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

$63 - $141

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 50m

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

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Blackpool 134.2 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Sunderland to Blackpool is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sunderland to Blackpool is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunderland to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Sunderland Green Terrace and arriving at Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility via Washington Galleries Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunderland to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Sunderland and arriving at Blackpool North via Newcastle, Carlisle and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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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 4h 26m and costs £45 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m 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 Washington Galleries 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 4h 26m and costs £45 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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, Newcastle, Carlisle, and Preston in around 4h 26m. Alternatively, Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd operates a bus from Sunderland to Blackpool 6 times a week, and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Washington Galleries Bus Station to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com

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

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