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Blackpool is served by Manchester Intl Airport (Manchester, UK)

Arriving in Blackpool

Blackpool is a picturesque seaside resort town located in North West England, U.K. The Blackpool Airport is served by well-known budget airlines, so it's easy to get a cheap flight to Blackpool. The airport features stores selling popular fragrance brands, last-minute travel goods, and luxury designer clothing and accessories. A wide range of food and drink is available at the Horizons Café and Bar outlet. The Executive Lounge features Wi-Fi connectivity. The best way for tourists to explore Blackpool is by picking up a rental car at the airport. Hertz, Europcar, and Avis offer rental vehicles to tourists whose Blackpool flights have touched down.

Getting Around Blackpool

Tourists on flights to Blackpool can explore the town on the Blackpool Tramway. The tram network consists of antique electric trams on the original 1885 tram system. The trams run the entire length of the sea front. Blackpool is served by numerous buses: the main operators are Blackpool Transport and Stagecoach. Taxis are available to tourists who'd rather not. Blacktax taxis are popular with tourists and locals alike. Horse-drawn "landaus" provide a traditional alternative to modern taxis. Tourists can use this method of transportation to journey along the seafront.

Attractions in Blackpool

The Blackpool Tower is a must-see attraction for tourists. The view from the top of the tower is magnificent and it is unsurprising that the attraction is so popular during the tourist season. Once inside of the tower, tourists can explore seven different levels of attractions before using the glass elevator to reach the observation deck. Blackpool is home to three piers: the North Pier, the Central Pier, and the South Pier. The Pleasure Beach Blackpool is a large funfair. Home to eleven different roller-coasters, the funfair is not for the fainthearted.

Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife in Blackpool

No trip to Blackpool would be complete without buying a stick of rock candy on one of the piers. Fish and chips are one of Blackpool's many delights. Tourists may visit Harry Ramsden's which offers both eat-in and take away fish and chips. For those who are not keen on fish and chips, Mandarin offers award-winning Cantonese cuisine. Blackpool's nightlife is lively and tourists who have purchased airfare to Blackpool certainly won't be bored. The Last Orders pub is a popular hangout for the locals, and Syndicate Super Club is a large nightclub featuring a revolving dance floor. Book your flight to Blackpool today!

Flight stats for Blackpool - did you know?
  • Blackpool is 44 mi from Manchester Intl Airport (Manchester, UK).
  • Manchester Intl Airport (Manchester, UK)
    • Right now, 88 airlines operate out of Manchester Intl Airport.
    • Manchester Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 179 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,422 domestic flights and 3,321 international flights depart from Manchester Intl Airport.

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