You can get from Cardiff to Blackpool by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||161 miles (259 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£19 - £93|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £19 • 8 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £93 • 4 h 28 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Arriva Trains Wales|
Take a coach or train to travel 161 miles (259 km) to Blackpool from Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Blackpool.
There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Blackpool: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Cardiff to Blackpool is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Blackpool:
A coach is generally £74 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £93 from Cardiff to Blackpool.
The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Cardiff is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 28 min.
There are alternative travel options to Blackpool that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Blackpool by coach can take on average 8 h 5 min.
The distance between Cardiff and Blackpool is around 161 miles (259 km).
The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Blackpool is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Blackpool from Cardiff 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 for travellers from Cardiff to Blackpool:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cardiff to Blackpool, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip between Cardiff and Blackpool, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Blackpool from Cardiff online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.