The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Blackpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 15 m
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|Distance||200 miles (323 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$17 (€15)|
|Bus companies||National Express or Flixbus|
Buses from London to Blackpool cover the 200 miles (323 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€15), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€15).
Travel between London and Blackpool from $17 (€15) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Blackpool from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Known for its amusement arcades and vintage wooden rollercoasters, Blackpool Pleasure Beach sits on the Irish Sea coast of England in the north-west. buses depart from London's busy Victoria bus Station headed for Blackpool Central bus Station, covering the 250-mile route in as little as seven hours. National Express offers a mixture of direct and indirect options, usually with one change at Manchester bus Station. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they can expect up to nine departures per day.
Only one company offers buses from London to Blackpool. National Express is the sole provider of coaches, offering numerous direct and indirect departures per day. On board, National Express offers every customer free WiFi, spacious legroom and personal control of their air conditioning.
The journey time from London to Blackpool varies significantly. Any journey during rush hour takes traffic congestion into consideration. Some routes require a change at Manchester bus Station, although this does not always make the journey longer. Monday to Friday, the fastest journey is the indirect route, leaving London at 7:00 a.m. to arrive in Blackpool for 2:00 p.m, taking just seven hours. Longer journeys can take up to nine hours.
Each day, passengers can expect between eight and nine buses from London to Blackpool. Of these, there are usually three direct services. Generally, departures are grouped from morning to lunchtime, with one option for overnight travel.
Departure bus station: All buses from London to Blackpool begin at London Victoria bus Station. Found close to numerous tourist attractions such as Buckingham Palace, the bus station is a short walk from London Victoria train station where passengers can connect to London Underground services and numerous local bus routes. Station facilities are extensive, with numerous shops, cafes and restaurants as well as toilet facilities.
Arrival bus station: Passengers will alight the service at Blackpool Central bus Station. As the name would suggest, the bus station is centrally located, allowing passengers immediate access to numerous attractions. The bus station is just under a mile from Blackpool North train station and just over a mile from Blackpool South train station.
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