How to travel from Leicester to Blackpool

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Travel Information between Leicester and Blackpool

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$35 - $47
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€30) • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $47 (€41) • 2 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Virgin Trains

Travel 113 miles (182 km) by train or bus between Leicester and Blackpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leicester to Blackpool.

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from Leicester to Blackpool

How to get from Leicester to Blackpool by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Leicester to Blackpool is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Leicester to Blackpool

National Express, FlixBus and Northern Rail (3) will get you to Blackpool from Leicester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern travel journeys from Leicester to Blackpool. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel 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 travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel 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 travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Leicester to Blackpool

      FAQs: Travel to Blackpool easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Leicester to Blackpool.

      There are 2 travel options from Leicester to Blackpool: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel from Leicester to Blackpool is a bus with an average price of $35 (€30).

      This is compared to other travel options from Leicester to Blackpool:

      A bus is $12 (€11) less than a train with an average ticket price of $47 (€41) from Leicester to Blackpool.

      The quickest way to travel to Blackpool from Leicester is by train, which takes on average 2 h 58 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Blackpool by bus takes 6 h 10 min on average.

      The Leicester to Blackpool distance is around 113 miles (182 km).

      The average frequency per day from Leicester to Blackpool is:

      • 12 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Blackpool from Leicester as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Leicester to Blackpool:

      • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Leicester to Blackpool depart from Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) to Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Leicester and arrive in Blackpool North.

      The following travel companies offer services from Leicester to Blackpool:

      • National Express or FlixBus can get you to Blackpool by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Leicester to Blackpool for $35 (€30) on Omio.
      • Travel with Virgin Trains, Northern Rail (3), West Midlands Trains, East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry to go to Blackpool by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Virgin Trains Leicester to Blackpool tickets on Omio for $47 (€41).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Leicester to Blackpool with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct buses with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Blackpool tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Looking to extend your trip from Leicester to Blackpool? Many Omio customers who go from Leicester to Blackpool usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, London, Glasgow, Liverpool or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore Manchester, London, Glasgow, Liverpool or Birmingham from Blackpool, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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