Transport around Blackpool Airport (BLK)

Blackpool International Airport (BLK) is well-connected to the city centre. The nearest train station can be reached on foot in five minutes, and from here passengers can connect to cities across the region. Buses connect from the airport to the city centre, while taxis are on hand for doorstep transport across Blackpool.

Blackpool, Lancashire, Cumbria
Blackpool Airport Ltd / Balfour Beatty
Time Zone
053°46'17"N 003°01'42"W


there is no direct rail access to the airport, though Squires Gate Station is a five-minute walk from the terminal. The other option is Blackpool North Station, a 10-minute drive from the terminal. Both of these stations provide regular departures to Preston, where trains are routed to Leeds, York, Birmingham and Manchester.


National Express provides transport from Blackpool International Airport to the city centre. The bus picks up and drops passengers near the main terminal entrance behind the Premier Travel Inn. Booking in advance allows for a substantial discount as National Express waves the booking fee.


taxis are the most convenient mode of transport to and from Blackpool International Airport. Taxis queue up immediately outside of the Arrivals Hall. A grand total of 200 independent taxi firms serve Blackpool and passengers are spoiled for choice. Major contenders include Blacktax Taxis, Flyde Taxis, Pendle Taxis, OTS Ltd and TDK Travel.


Blackpool International Airport is three miles southeast of the city centre. Its convenient location makes connecting with Blackpool and regional destinations especially convenient.

If you're travelling on the M6, leave at Junction 32 and follow the M55 all the way to its end (Junction 4). From here, take the A5230 to the roundabout and leave at the first exit. Proceed to the next roundabout and take the third roundabout. This road proceeds through three traffic lights before approaching Blackpool International Airport on the left.


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