Blackpool AirportTrains There is no train station at Blackpool Airport itself but the nearest train station to Blackpool Airport, Squires Gate Lane, is just five minutes from Blackpool Airport on foot. Getting to Blackpool Airport by train is possible from throughout the UK by taking a train to Preston or Colne. Trains from Preston to Squires Gate Lane run every hour. Tickets can be bought on the train. You could also take a train from Preston to Blackpool North train station and then take a taxi. A taxi from Blackpool North to Blackpool Airport takes about 10 minutes. For more details on travelling to Blackpool Airport by train contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.
Buses toBlackpool Airport
You can travel to Blackpool Airport by bus on a local Blackpool Transport service. Buses for Blackpool Airport include numbers 1, 7, 11 and 16, which all stop near the airport. The Stagecoach 68 bus also stops near the airport. Blackpool Airport buses run to Fleetwood, Lytham St Annes and Preston. National Express buses connect Blackpool with towns and cities nationwide.
Blackpool Airport is easily accessed via the M6 and M55. The M55 has good connections with the M65 and M61. If you are using a satellite navigation system for directions to Blackpool Airport, the postcode is DE74 2SA. The airport is a short drive from Blackpool. Driving times to Blackpool Airport are approximately: St Annes: 5 mins; Lytham: 10 mins; Preston: 20 mins; Blackburn: 30 mins; Accrington: 35 mins; Lancaster: 40 mins; Morecambe: 45 mins; Wigan: 45 mins; Bolton: 45 mins; Burnley: 50 mins; Penrith: 1hour; Manchester: 1 hour; Liverpool: 1 hour. Cars can drop off and pick up at the short stay and long-stay car parks. There is free parking at Blackpool Airport car parks for the first 15 minutes. Blackpool Airport taxis can be pre-booked. Moondance Travel offer a shuttle taxi service to coincide with Blackpool flights. Full details on getting to Blackpool Airport can be found at the airport website. The AA has Blackpool Airport information regarding directions, traffic conditions and road works. If your Blackpool flights involve early and late departures you may find Blackpool Airport hotels useful.