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Car Rental Blackpool Airport Mini Guide

You will find the car hire desks, just outside of the arrivals area at  Blackpool Airport, also known as Blackpool International Airport, which is located approximately 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the south of Blackpool town center. Here's some information about driving to and from the airport:

Road Network: Blackpool Airport is accessible by road via the M55 motorway, which connects the airport to the M6 motorway to the east. The M55 is the primary route for travelers driving to and from the airport. The M55 motorway provides direct access to Blackpool Airport, making it a convenient route for travelers arriving by car.

Distance from Main Resort Area: The airport is relatively close to the main resort area of Blackpool, with a distance of approximately 2 miles (3 kilometers). The journey from the airport to the resort area typically takes around 10-15 minutes by car, depending on traffic conditions.

Distances to Nearest Other Cities: Blackpool is well-connected to nearby cities in the North West of England, including:

Preston: Approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the southeast.
Lancaster: Approximately 32 miles (51 kilometers) to the north.
Liverpool: Approximately 38 miles (61 kilometers) to the south.

EV Facilities: It's advisable to check the availability of electric vehicle (EV) charging facilities at the airport, as they may be subject to change. EV charging stations are becoming increasingly common at airports, so you may find options for recharging your electric vehicle.

Hotel on Site: There is a hotel located near Blackpool Airport, but it is not directly on the airport grounds. The hotel options in Blackpool town center are more extensive, offering a variety of accommodations for travelers.

Blackpool Airport primarily serves domestic flights and charter services, making it a convenient gateway to the resort town of Blackpool and the surrounding area. The M55 motorway provides easy access to and from the airport, making it a practical choice for travelers arriving by car. 

Current Rental Rates at Blackpool Airport

Vauxhall Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.58 EUR/day
Vauxhall Corsa

7 Days rental at 158.11 EUR from 22/04/2024

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Peugeot 2008

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.93 EUR/day
Peugeot 2008

7 Days rental at 181.53 EUR from 22/04/2024

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Vauxhall Crossland X

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.93 EUR/day
Vauxhall Crossland X

7 Days rental at 181.53 EUR from 22/04/2024

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Key Highlights for Car Hire at Blackpool Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Blackpool Airport is ranked 33 in the UK in terms of passenger numbers.
  • Helicopters are based at Blackpool Airport to serve the North Sea oil production lines.
  • Blackpool Airport used to be known as Squires Gate Airport.
  • Many of the international flights with Jet2 are seasonal.
  • Blackpool Airport is also served by bus, taxis, tram and railway.


Blackpool Airport - Popular Destinations

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Blackpool Airport car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Budget EMEA Corporate
  • € 158.06
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 22.58
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 6
    Most Popular Type:
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Golf
  • 11
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire at Blackpool Airport

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