Fleetwood is surrounded on 3 sides by water--the Irish Sea to the north and west and the River Wyre to the east.
Fleetwood is about 8 miles (13 km) from Blackpool.
Fleetwood is reached via A585 from Junction 3 of the M55.
Local bus services run from Blackpool and other local towns.
The Blackpool tramway runs between Fleetwood and Blackpool.
The nearest stations are Poulton-le-Fylde and Blackpool North. (Fleetwood no longer has a link to the national rail network.)
- 1 The Mount, The Mount Pavilion, The Esplanade, FY7 6EZ, ☏ . The highest point in Fleetwood.
- 2 Fleetwood Museum.
Fleetwood is in the 01253 dialing code. From outside the UK this becomes +44 1253.
The Blackpool & Fleetwood Tramway offers escape to the south including Cleveleys and Blackpool.
A passenger ferry operates between Fleetwood and Knott End across the mouth of the River Wyre.