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Getting Around

Getting around Blackpool as a business delegate is essential to make the most of your time in the resort, and thanks to our wide range of transport links and options, it couldn't be easier!

Blackpool Transport

Blackpool Transport is the primary provider of public transport in the resort, offering bus and tram services. With day or weekly passes, you can get unlimited access to both buses and trams to take between your business accommodation and events venue as often as you like. Whatsmore, Blackpool Transport will be carbon neutral by 2025 following the arrival of a new electric bus fleet.

As well as the modern European-style trams, heritage trams still operate as a tourist attraction. An iconic part of Blackpool's heritage, riding the heritage trams is an excellent way to see the resort's sights whilst travelling to or from your conference centre or serviced accommodation.

Buses are also a convenient and popular mode of transport around the town, with routes that cover most parts of the resort, including many popular Blackpool hotels and exhibition spaces, as well as the surrounding villages and towns including Lytham St. Annes, Cleveleys and Poulton.

The Blackpool Transport mobile app has everything you need to get around the Fylde Coast on Blackpool Transport’s buses and trams. Track your buses and trams in real time, plan your journeys and buy your tickets in advance, it's an all-in-one travel assistant. You can download the the free Blackpool Transport app here.

Taxis

Taxis are available in Blackpool and can be pre-booked to collect you from your event space or hotel, or hailed on the street. There's a wide range of vendors available, and our Meet Blackpool team will be able to point you in the right direction of recommended providers if you require a more direct and private mode of transport.

Car rental

If you prefer to drive yourself to and from your conference or accommodation, several popular car rental companies operate in Blackpool, including Avis, Europcar, and Enterprise. Our Meet Blackpool expert team will be able to advise you on parking availability during your event planning process and when recommending venues to hire or Blackpool accommodation.

Walking and cycling

Blackpool is a relatively small resort with many of the resort's attractions, hotels and conference venues within walking distance of each other. Walking is an excellent way to explore the resort, take in the sights, and get some exercise.

Cycling is also an option, with several cycle routes in and around the resort.

Hiring a private car and driver

For a more luxurious and hassle-free experience, you can hire a private car and driver to take you around Blackpool. Several companies offer this service, and it can be a convenient way to get around the resort, especially if you're in a group. Hire fees will vary, but our Meet Blackpool team will be able to recommend vendors.

Whatever your preference, need or budget, there are a plethora of ways to get around Blackpool. Speak to our expert team about planning your transportation in advance to make the most of your time in the resort.

Plan your conference & meeting in Blackpool with the Blackpool Convention Bureau.