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Coach Information from Blackburn to Manchester

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Blackburn to Manchester cover the 21 miles (34 km) long route with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Blackburn and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Coach companies

Coach between Blackburn and Manchester with National Express

You can travel by coach between Blackburn and Manchester with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express

Are you making plans to travel between Blackburn and Manchester? Why not take a coach with National Express? Omio can show you current National Express coach times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Blackburn to Manchester coaches all in one place. On the National Express coach, you can expect to travel 21 miles (34 km) from Blackburn to Manchester. If you use the Omio app to search for coaches between Blackburn and Manchester, you can quickly see if the National Express ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a coach. Once you have found your perfect one-way National Express coach from Blackburn to Manchester, book your cheap coach tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Blackburn to Manchester

National Express runs buses from Blackburn to Manchester. Buses depart from Blackburn's Brown Street Coach Station and the earliest service leaves around 7:00 a.m. Journeys are direct without any changes and the fastest travel time is just over an hour. At peak travelling times, the journey can take roughly an hour and a half. Travellers can catch the final bus from Blackburn at roughly 10:30 p.m. During the day, there are several morning buses and then a gap until the final bus in the evening. Services arrive into Manchester's city centre bus and coach station on Chorlton Street.

Travel Tips

Buses from Blackburn to Manchester
Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Blackburn to Manchester.
What is the distance by coach from Blackburn to Manchester?
The Blackburn to Manchester coach distance is approximately 21 miles (34 km).
What is the departure coach station in Blackburn and arrival coach station in Manchester?

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Blackburn   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the Blackburn coach station located? Where is the Manchester coach station located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Blackburn and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Manchester.

Which coach companies can take me from Blackburn to Manchester?
When taking a coach from Blackburn to Manchester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Blackburn and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey