Formby travel guide

Formby Tourism | Formby Guide

You're Going to Love Formby

With a population of 24,225, Formby is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

When to visit Formby

Formby in August
Estimated hotel price
$201
1 night at 3-star hotel
Formby in August
Estimated hotel price
$201
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Formby

Plane

When flying to Formby, you’ll arrive at Blackpool (BLK), which is located 24 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Formby from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Formby, followed by Northern Rail. The train journey from Formby to Liverpool takes 1h 05m and costs around $28 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Leeds, expect to pay about $18 for a 1h 17m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Formby is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 303 km from Formby. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Formby, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Formby takes 72 km and will cost you around $13. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $18 for a journey of 113 km.

Plane

When flying to Formby, you’ll arrive at Blackpool (BLK), which is located 24 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Formby from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Formby, followed by Northern Rail. The train journey from Formby to Liverpool takes 1h 05m and costs around $28 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Leeds, expect to pay about $18 for a 1h 17m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Formby is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 303 km from Formby. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Formby, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Formby takes 72 km and will cost you around $13. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $18 for a journey of 113 km.

Airports near Formby

Airlines serving Formby

Lufthansa
Good (4,684 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,551 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,620 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,301 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (489 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,592 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,966 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,121 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,456 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,887 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (230 reviews)
Finnair
Good (872 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (925 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,180 reviews)
LOT
Good (683 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (820 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Formby

Most booked hotels in Formby

The Imperial Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$109+
Travelodge Blackpool South Shore
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
$92+
Savoy Blackpool Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.4, Good reviews)
$74+
North Ocean Hotel
3 stars
Okay (5.8, Okay reviews)
$54+
Norbreck Castle Hotel
3 stars
Okay (5.2, Okay reviews)
$66+

Hiring a car in Formby

Expect to pay $3.07 per litre in Formby (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.79 and $49.06.

Expect to pay $3.07 per litre in Formby (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.79 and $49.06.