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from Leicester to Blackpool

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

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17 Oct
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20 Oct
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21 Oct
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22 Oct
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23 Oct
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24 Oct
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25 Oct
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26 Oct
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
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30 Oct
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Travel Information from Leicester to Blackpool

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £33 • 3 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 113 miles (182 km) by coach or train from Leicester to Blackpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Leicester to Blackpool.

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Travel from Leicester to Blackpool
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.
FAQs
How do you get from Leicester to Blackpool?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Blackpool from Leicester. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Leicester and Blackpool?

The cheapest way from Leicester to Blackpool is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

A coach is £17 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Leicester to Blackpool costing on average £33.

What is the fastest way from Leicester to Blackpool?

The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Leicester is by train with an average travel time of 3 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 5 h 45 min.

How far is Blackpool from Leicester?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Leicester to Blackpool?

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Blackpool is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Leicester? Where do I arrive in Blackpool?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Leicester and arrive in Blackpool North.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Leicester to Blackpool?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leicester to Blackpool:

  • You can travel to Blackpool from Leicester by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £16 with National Express from Leicester to Blackpool.
  • You can go to Blackpool from Leicester by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £33 with Avanti West Coast from Leicester to Blackpool on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Leicester to Blackpool?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Blackpool with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Blackpool tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Leicester to Blackpool ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Leicester to Blackpool often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Manchester, London or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leicester and Blackpool itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Blackpool and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Leicester to Blackpool tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Leicester to Blackpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £16 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £33 one way.

But we recommend booking Leicester to Blackpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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