How to get to Salford from Blackpool

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from Blackpool to Salford

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

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

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Travel Information to Salford from Blackpool

distanceDistance38 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £6 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail (3)

Take a coach or train to travel 38 miles to Salford from Blackpool. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Blackpool to Salford.

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Find the best route to Salford from Blackpool with National Express and Northern Rail (3). Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional 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 to Salford from Blackpool. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel provider operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Salford from Blackpool, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Blackpool to Salford

      FAQs: Travel to Salford 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 Blackpool to Salford.

      There are 2 travel options to Salford from Blackpool. You can take a coach or train.

      The cheapest way to travel from Blackpool to Salford is a coach with an average price of £6.

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

      Taking a coach costs £17 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £23.

      The fastest way from Blackpool to Salford is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Salford that take longer:

      Getting to Salford by train takes 1 h 20 min on average.

      The Blackpool to Salford distance is approximately 38 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Salford is:

      • Around 5 coaches per day.
      • Around 25 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Blackpool to Salford:

      • Most travellers take a coach from Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road to Manchester, University of Salford.
      • Most travellers catch their train from Blackpool North and arrive in Salford Crescent.

      The following travel companies offer services from Blackpool to Salford:

      • Travel with National Express for coaches to Salford. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Blackpool to Salford tickets on Omio for £6.
      • Travel with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains to go to Salford by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail (3) Blackpool to Salford tickets on Omio for £23.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Blackpool to Salford with the following travel companies:

      • Direct coach available with National Express 5 direct coaches per day.
      • 17 direct trains per day with Northern Rail (3).

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

      Omio customers who travel from Blackpool to Salford often also extend their holiday to go to London, Leeds, Bradford, Huyton or Liverpool. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Salford and these popular destinations at a great price.

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