How to get to
Train Transport : The airport is connected with Blackpool South, Preston and Colne by trains from Squires Gate railway station, within easy walking distance from the terminal building.
Blackpool Transport bus services 7, 11 and Stagecoach service X61 and joint Stagecoach/Preston Bus service 68 call at the airport. Bus routes will take you to Blackpool town centre and Cleveleys (northbound) and Lytham St Annes, Preston and Manchester (southbound). See our cheap deals for Manchester hotels as well.
BLK International is easily accessible from the M55 motorway. Just exit at junction four and follow the A5230.
Another major airport in the area is Manchester Airport (MAN), apporx. 58 miles away. MAN has international and domestic flights. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 64 miles away from central Blackpool, United Kingdom.
Places to Stay – Accommodation before or after Your Trip
Find the cheapest lodging next to Blackpool International airport. Among the very cheap hotels is 2 star Kenilworth. This cheap accommodation is located on the New South Promenade, near by Blackpools’ famous Golden Mile.
Other cheaper accommodations are 3 star The Shepperton, The Inglewood Sea Front Hotel, and family run b&b Fortuna House. Nearby these properties you can find the famous Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Waterworld and the historic North Pier.
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We can offer you the finest luxury hotels beside Blackpool International Airport. You can find several 4 star top hotels within close proximity of the airport terminal. The most popular 4 star accommodation is The Big Blue Hotel – Pleasure Beach Resort. This luxury 4 star boutique accommodation is situated at Pleasure Beach Resort, against the spectacular backdrop of the rides and attractions. Deluxe rooms have personal lounge areas with fireplace, and superior rooms are also available for the budget market at competitive prices. An excellent hotel ideally situated for airport and attractions !
Overnight Stay with Free Parking – Airport Shuttle Transfers
You will find many hotels, motels, apartments and b&b’s or guest houses that offer free public car parking close to Blackpool Airport BLK. One of the closest propeties to the airport with on site parking is Carousel Hotel.
Only a few properties offer a (free) shuttle bus service. One that does provide a shuttle transport is 4 star rated The Corona.
Blackpool International Airport in Lancashire England UK
Name : Blackpool International Airport, formerly known as Squires Gate Airport, Weather, Flight Routes.
Location : the terminal is situated 3 miles south of Blackpool city centre.
Address : Squires Gate Ln, Blackpool, Lancashire FY4 2QY, England, United Kingdom (UK)
IATA Code : BLK
Main Airlines : Jet2.com, Citywing, Aer Lingus (Regional), Monarch Airlines, Binair, Trawel Fly (operated by Mistral Air).
Terminals : one passenger terminal.
Postcode District : FY4 2QY
Borough : Borough of Fylde
Region : North West England
County : Lancashire
Tel. : +44 844 482 7171
Nearest Hotels : on Squires Gate Lane, south of central Blackpool, in the town of Lytham St Annes.
Things to do and see nearby
Adrenalin Zone (South Promenade, FY41BB England): bungee ride up to the sky on the edge of the pier. It’s a completely different adrenaline rush from anything at Pleasure Beach.
Pleasure Beach Resort (Ocean Blvd, Blackpool FY4 1EZ, England): famous amusement park. Fun day out for the entire family. Enjoy thrill rides such as Valhalla, Thrill-o-matic, Big Dipper or The Big One. Children will love Nickelodeon Land.
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! (Units 5&6 Ocean Blvd, Pleasure Beach FY4 1EZ, England): interesting and fun place. Discover a unique collection of strange, unusual and extraordinary exhibits.
Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club (Links Gate, Lytham St Anne’s FY8 3LQ, England): famous golf course in the area. The golf club hosted the British Open 3 times in the last 30 years. It’s an excellent course in very good condition with very challenging bunkers.