Blackpool Transport

Blackpool's bus services provide a direct connection from most of the central hotels to all of the town's attractions. Timetables and further information can be obtained from the travel Centres in Market Street next to BHS in Blackpool Town Centre (open daily) or the main office at Rigby Road (open Monday - Friday).

Major attraction Bus Services include:

Blackpool Tower & Circus Bus number: 1, 5, 10, 11, 14 & 20*

Great Promenade Show & Solaris Centre Bus number: 1

Pleasure Beach Bus number: 1

Stanley Park Bus number: 4 & 16

Sandcastle Waterpark Bus number: 1

George Bancroft Park and climbing walls Bus number: 5

Model Village and Zoo Bus number: 20*

Further information can be obtained from Blackpool Transport at http://www.blackpooltransport.com/services/tram-services or by calling the enquiry line on 01253 473001 Bus service 20 runs from 18 April until 9 November 2014

By Tram

It has never been easier to travel across Blackpool and the Fylde coast, with faster journey times, easy access and integrated Blackpool1 tickets that give you unlimited use of the trams and Blackpool Transport bus network(excluding Heritage Trams).

Our frequent and reliable tram service provides an energy efficient mode of transport connecting residents and visitors to all major leisure, retail and businesses along the 11 mile stretch of coastline between Starr Gate and Fleetwood.

The trams have level boarding and step-free interiors and designated disabled/pushchair areas making them accessible to all. Our frequent and reliable service connects passengers to all major leisure, retail and businesses along the 11 mile stretch of coastline.

Please note: Currently, only holders of the Blackpool Concessionary Travel Scheme passes can travel free of charge between 0930 and 2300 Mondays to Fridays and at anytime on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays on Tramcar services in Blackpool and Wyre.

Further information can be obtained from Blackpool Transport at http://www.blackpooltransport.com/services/tram-services or by calling the enquiry line on 01253 473001

By Cycle

Blackpool is an exciting place for cyclists. With traffic free promenade cycling and links to inland attractions like Stanley Park it is a superb way of getting around.

For a great day out, cycle along the promenade visiting sea front attractions as you go. It is a great ride for all the family. At over 12 miles long, the promenade is the UKs longest seafront cycle route, and is part of National Cycle Route 62.

Alternatively, you can follow the National Cycle Network signs from outside the Town Hall, through Stanley Park to the picturesque village of Staining, and the Lancashire countryside.

Ride in the Lights.

Each year at the start of the Illumination season at the end of August the main sea front road is closed to traffic to allow cyclists to ride the lights. A safe way for all the family to enjoy the world famous Blackpool Illuminations, the greatest free road light show on earth by bicycle.

On Foot

At over 12 miles long, the promenade offers a wide range of interesting things to see, with shops and stalls galore should you need any refreshments along the way. Take in the ever changing sea view, take a walk along all 3 outstanding piers or simply enjoy the sights and sounds along the way.

A visit to Stanley Park is ideal for a sedate stroll with it's stunning gardens, historical buildings, and abundant wildlife - it is a true oasis of calm.

The town centre features many pedestrianised areas, making a shopping trip a traffic-free experience.

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Things to do in Blackpool

Attractions

  • Blackpool Tower
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach
  • Illuminations
  • Blackpool Piers
  • Shopping
  • Night Life

Shows

  • Winter Gardens
  • Blackpool Grand Theatre
  • Viva Show Bar
  • Funny Girls Blackpool
  • Tower Ballroom
  • Tower Circus