There are 6 ways to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 132 bus, train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate (Waverleys) 132
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North

$17 - $41

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Bolton Interchange 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bolton to Blackpool National Express

$10 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumplington, The Trafford Centre (Asda Store) to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Deansgate Locks) X50 / ...
  2. Take the train from Deansgate to Blackpool North

$19 - $27

Line 2 bus, train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Bolton, Bridgeman Street (Car Wash) 2
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Blackpool North

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trafford Centre to Blackpool 49 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Trafford Centre to Blackpool 49 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trafford Centre station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station and arriving at Blackpool via Bolton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Trafford Centre and Blackpool is 38 miles. The road distance is 49 miles.

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The best way to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool without a car is to line 132 bus and train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £13 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Trafford Centre to Blackpool bus services, operated by First, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Trafford Centre to Blackpool is 49 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Trafford Centre to Blackpool.

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Map of how to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

What companies run services between Trafford Centre, England and Blackpool, England?

You can take a bus from Trafford Centre to Blackpool via Bolton Interchange and Bolton in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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
Train from Deansgate to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
$23 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate (Waverleys)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumplington, The Trafford Centre (Asda Store) to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Deansgate Locks)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Bolton, Bridgeman Street (Car Wash)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
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 Bolton to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Trafford Centre to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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