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Coach Information from Glasgow to Blackpool

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Glasgow to Blackpool cover the 149 miles (240 km) long route with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.

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National Express coaches from Glasgow to Blackpool

You can travel by coach from Glasgow to Blackpool with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Glasgow - Blackpool coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Glasgow and Blackpool due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from Glasgow to Blackpool

    National Express operates one bus from Glasgow to Blackpool, which departs every day at around 4:00 p.m. The Glasgow to Blackpool bus takes 6½ hours to arrive in Blackpool. All Glasgow to Blackpool trains require a transfer in Preston, Lancashire.

     

    Which bus companies run from Glasgow to Blackpool?

    All Glasgow to Blackpool buses are operated by National Express.

    How long is the bus journey from Glasgow to Blackpool?

    The average journey time for most buses travelling from Glasgow to Blackpool is approximately 6½ hours. The exact travel time depends on the time of day and time of week passengers are travelling.

    When are the first and last buses of the day from Glasgow to Blackpool?

    There is one National Express bus from Glasgow to Blackpool per day, which departs from Glasgow at 4 p.m.

    Where do buses depart from and arrive to?

    All buses from Glasgow to Blackpool depart from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station. All buses arrive at Blackpool Central Coach Station.

    Taking the Bus from Glasgow

    Buses from Glasgow to Blackpool depart from Glasgow's Buchanan Bus Station, which is located on Killermont Street. It is a short walk from the Queen's Street train station, and is also close to a 24h taxi rank. The city centre is near to the station, so it can be reached by foot, taxi, or even by bike; as there is a secure bike lock-up area.

    Getting into Blackpool by Bus

    Blackpool is a popular and historic seaside resort in the North West of England, with two iconic attractions, Blackpool Tower and Blackpool Pleasure Beach, with its large-scale fun fair rides and amusements. Blackpool also has seven miles of sandy beaches to offer visitors, as well as a lively nightlife of clubs, bars and restaurants. Other attractions are The Winter Gardens Theatre and The Grand Theatre, both with year-round programmes of entertainment and shows for all the family. Buses from Glasgow to Blackpool arrive at Blackpool Central Coach Station, centrally located on New Bonny Street. Blackpool is well served by buses, which are operated by Blackpool Transport and Stagecoach. The town also has an antique tram system, the Blackpool Tramway, which runs along the seafront, and horse-drawn taxis for tourists. Taxis are available at the Central Coach Station.

    Travel Tips

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    FAQs
    How many miles is it from Glasgow to Blackpool by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Glasgow and Blackpool via coach to be approximately 149 miles (240 km).
    Which coach station from Glasgow to Blackpool do I depart from? Which Blackpool coach station from Glasgow do I arrive in?

    When taking the coach to Blackpool from Glasgow, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Blackpool, Topping Street, Blackpool, Central Coach Station and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.

    Where do I find the Glasgow coach station to Blackpool? Where is the Blackpool coach station?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Blackpool, Topping Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

    What coach companies go from Glasgow to Blackpool?
    Take the Glasgow to Blackpool coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey between Glasgow and Blackpool as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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