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 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 itself no longer has a link to the national rail network.)
Fleetwood is reachable by bus from Blackpool Airport (change of bus needed).
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.