There are 5 ways to get from Workington to Blackpool by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 52 min

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

$53 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus, line 42 bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Workington to Galgate National Express
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Southbound) to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street 42

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Workington to Preston

$45 - $73

Bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 555
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street 42

$22 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Workington to Blackpool 105.9 miles

$22 - $35

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

You can take a train from Workington to Blackpool via Carlisle and Preston in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Workington to Blackpool via Galgate and Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Southbound) in around 4 h 12 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Workington to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Workington to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Southbound) to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Workington to Blackpool?

The distance between Workington and Blackpool is 97 km. The road distance is 170 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Workington to Blackpool?

The cheapest way to get from Workington to Blackpool is to bus and line 42 bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 4 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Workington to Blackpool?

The quickest way to get from Workington to Blackpool is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £16 - £24.

Is there a direct train between Workington and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct train from Workington to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Workington and arriving at Blackpool North via Carlisle and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

Is there a direct bus between Workington and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct bus from Workington to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Workington and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street via Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Southbound). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

How long does it take to get from Workington to Blackpool?

It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Workington to Blackpool, including transfers.