Blackpool Airport Guide



The Blackpool Airport Guide provides a useful travellers resource containing useful information and practical resources for holiday travellers & business travellers. The guide contains important information on Blackpool airport including how to get to the airport, car hire & car parking at the airport, airport maps, weather and further information & resources relating to foreign currency and airport lounges. For travellers having a good understanding of the airport you will be travelling to & through, the facilities that are available, useful hints and traveller tips can help to make your journey through airports an altogether more pleasant one.


Information on Blackpool Airport

Airport Name: Blackpool International Airport

Address: Blackpool International Airport, Squires Gate Lane, FY4 2QY
United Kingdom

Airport Code: BLK

Telephone: +44 (0)871 855 6868

Website: Blackpool Airport

Lost Property Contact: To contact the Information Desk at the Airport

Flights: The airport offers chartered and scheduled flights to a range of destinations around Europe.

Check in Times:

Usually 3 hours for Holiday & Charter Flights.

Usually 2 hours prior to departure for European Flights.

Usually 1 hour prior to departure for UK & Ireland flights.

Tips & Advice: When travelling by air check the latest Traffic Reports well in time to check for any delays or incidents that way you are prepared for any last minute changes. It also helps to arrive at the airport well in time factoring in to your journey time possible delays due to traffic and unforeseen circumstances etc. See our various Travellers Tips guides for further information.

Baggage Rules: With baggage rules and regulations subject to change at short notice, it is best to check exactly what is allowable, weight limits and any other concerns with your airline. This can help ensure you are up to date with the latest rules & requirements and pack your bags accordingly to comply with the regulations. For more information please see: Baggage Rules

Travel Checklist: See our Travel Checklist that provides travellers with useful travel tips and reminders to help ensure you take everything you need for your trip.

Getting To Blackpool Airport

By Public Transport

Train: There is no rail terminal at the airport, the closest station is Squires Gate Lane station where services operate once every hour, at approx 53 minutes past the hour, direct to Preston station. From Preston there are regular rail links to a range of destinations. Squires Gate Lane station is approx 5 to 10 minutes walk from the airport. For more information please see: Train Services


Bus & Coach: There are no bus stops at the actual airport terminal, the closest is at Squires Gate Lane that is approx 5 to 10 minutes walk from the airport. For more information Blackpool Buses

National Express operates a number of coach services taking passengers to & from Blackpool, for further details please see:National Express Coaches


By Car: The airport is located close to Blackpool town centre, it is situated at the end of the M55 motorway which links to the M6, M61 & M65. The airport can be found by driving to the end of the M55 where it becomes the A5230, drive to the first roundabout and take the first exit, then drive to the next roundabout & take the third exit, proceed through three sets of traffic lights and the airport is then on the left.


Airport Car Hire

Search for great value Car Hire deals for a range of different vehicles from small cars to family cars to luxury and sports cars.




Airport Car Parking

Blackpool airport has facilities for both Short Term & Long Term Car Parking. Short term car parking charges start from free is you stay for up to 15 minutes, useful if you are dropping someone off at the airport or are collecting someone who is already out of customs & immigration going up to approx £27.00 for 24 hours stay.

Long Term parking is available the price is approx £19 per day is you book on the day. Cheaper prices are available if you book earlier, if you do need airport parking it is well worth booking in advance rather than on the day to both guarantee a parking space and save money on parking costs.

To book Blackpool Airport Car Parking please see: UK Airport Parking






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