Getting to Blackpool by Car: 

Blackpool has a motorway link direct to the centre of the resort – take the M6 to Junction 32 and the M55 will lead you here.  Use the AA Roadworks Service for up to date roadworks information.


Getting to Blackpool by Train:

Blackpool has 3 train stations, Blackpool North, Blackpool South and Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

Superfast Virgin ‘Pendolino’ trains bring passengers to Preston and then there are four services an hour for the onward journey to Blackpool North. Hourly services connect Blackpool South station to East Lancashire, again stopping at Preston.

There are also direct services to Blackpool North from Manchester International Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria, Liverpool Lime Street and York.

Preston Station has direct services to all major cities including: London Euston, Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Our main rail operators are:

Northern Rail – @northernassist
Virgin Trains – @VirginTrains


Getting to Blackpool by Coach: 

Just sit back and let your Coach Driver take the stress away.  These days coaches are extremely comfortable and very well equipped offering a high quality, value for money way of getting to your favourite seaside resort. Check out your local papers, travel agents or coach companies to see what trips to Blackpool are on offer.

National Express Coaches operate to and from the resort throughout the year, arriving and departing in the new Blackpool Central Coach Station in the Blackpool Central Car Park. Further details are available from any National Express Agent and the enquiry centre by calling 0121 254 7272.

Other companies also offer services to Blackpool and details of these can be found on the Coach Tourism Council’s website by clicking here.


For further details and lots more info why not take a look at the ‘Getting Here‘ section on the website.