Blackpool combines all the fun of the fair with the best of the British seaside. The bright lights of the amusement arcades, the swooping thrill rides, and the decadent nightlife might not be for everyone: but with over 12 million people visiting the town each year Blackpool is definitely doing something right.
Airports in Blackpool
Blackpool International Airport (BLK) serves Blackpool as well as the wider region of Lancashire and the picturesque Lake District. The airport was one of the first aviation sites in the UK, with a history that dates back to 1909.
Airlines that fly to Blackpool
Citywing offers flights from Belfast City and the Isle of Man to Blackpool.
Getting into Blackpool
There are great public transport links from Blackpool International Airport into town. Buses 7 and 11 run from the airport into the town centre, and you can also catch one of the trams which run along the promenade. Tickets from the airport to the town centre cost £1*.
Squire’s Gate train station is a five minute walk from the airport, and from here you can catch a train to Blackpool Pleasure Beach train station for £1.60*.
Taxis are available outside the airport terminal. The trip from the airport to Blackpool’s town centre should cost around £10-£15*, although prices do vary depending on the cab company. It’s a good idea to ask before you get in.
If you want the freedom of your own four wheels, you can hire a car at Blackpool Airport. Avis and Europcar both have a base outside the terminal building.
*Prices subject to change
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Airports near Blackpool
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