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Flights to Blackpool in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price£98Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£39From London to Blackpool

When is the best time to fly to Blackpool Airport?

Average Manchester flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - MAN
Price
£126 - £165
MAN
Temperature
7 - 21 °C
MAN
Rainfall
50 - 88 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Blackpool?

The price you pay for your flight to Blackpool may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 48 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Blackpool?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Blackpool. Thursday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Blackpool?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Blackpool. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

When to fly

Sun seekers should book a flight to Blackpool resort between June and the end of August, although sunny weather cannot be guaranteed and there is always a possibility of rain. During this period the beach will be slightly busier, definitely if you happen to arrive on one of the hot days.

If you’re not too fussed about the sun, flight prices tend to drop outside of the summer season, so budget travellers may want to book a cheap flight to Blackpool between March and May or September and October. Temperatures from March to May are generally between 3 and 15 degrees Celsius, whereas, it is slightly warmer in September and October, with temperatures around 7 to 17 degrees. If you visit during these times, you will still be able to experience many attractions the town has to offer, such as the Pleasure Beach and zoo, which are available all year round.

Visiting in September and October will also allow you to witness one of the most iconic sights in British culture, the annual lights festival – Blackpool Illuminations. This is Britain’s most famous light show, which is created differently each year to bring something new and unique to the crowds who come back every year to see it. The World Fireworks Championship also takes place in September, which brings together the world’s firework elite in one place to create a jaw-dropping display, as they fight it out to be crowned the winner.

Temperatures get even cooler during the winter months and on average can be as low as 1 degree to 9 degrees. There is also more rainfall during this time so make sure you pack accordingly.

City overview

One of the most famous seaside resorts in Europe, Blackpool remains a superb holiday destination for families, with its long sandy beach, spectacular illuminations and charming entertainment selection.

The highlight of a stay in the city is its seafront location. Hire a beach hut and stretch out on a lounger on the level sands, or venture into the lively surf. Kids will also adore the chance to take a donkey ride and munch on some famous Blackpool rock.

Next to the beach, visitors can spend their time riding the rollercoasters of the Pleasure Beach, with the exhilaration of the ‘Big One’ and its arena which hosts family entertainment such as ice shows.

Another attraction is the impressive Blackpool Tower, which was inspired by the Paris’ Eiffel Tower. Climb the tower and see the city lit up by a dazzling array of illuminations, catch a film in the Tower Eye cinema, or tour the spooky Tower Dungeons. Visitors should also experience the walk down the promenade – called the “Golden Mile” with its illuminated arcades and thriving nightlife.

Animal lovers will also want to visit the town’s zoo, which houses different species ranging from gorillas to elephants and sea lions. And when you need a little culture, the town does not disappoint, with the Grand Theatre hosting international acts every week.

For lovers of gorgeous scenery and hiking, the Lake District is not far away, while the cities of Liverpool and Manchester are accessible by car or train. For a slice of traditional British seaside tourism, and much more besides, Blackpool is an ideal destination.

Blackpool climate

Blackpool, similar to the rest of the UK, has a limited annual temperature range, possible rainfall throughout the year and high wind levels.

Getting around Blackpool

The town has an excellent bus network, and details of the schedule and routes can be picked up from the Transport Offices on Market Square, while discount passes can also be purchased. There is also a popular tram service which covers the Golden Mile. And there is also a bicycle hire service which allows visitors to hire bikes.

Getting downtown from the airport

Take a budget cheap flight airline and land at Blackpool International Airport (BLK) which is around 3 miles (5 km) from Blackpool city centre. It services Lancashire and the North West. Getting into town is simple as there are buses which will transport you to the centre of town. International flights to Manchester Airport (MAN) can take the train to Blackpool North. Make sure you book your train early for the best prices.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Blackpool?

For a flight to Blackpool, you will be flying into Blackpool. Blackpool (BLK) is just 3.2 mi from the centre of the city.

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