|Distance||40 miles (65 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Blackpool to Manchester cover the 40 miles (65 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £6, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Find the best coaches between Blackpool and Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express from £5. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Blackpool to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Blackpool and Manchester:
With four direct departures per day and journey times as little as one hour 30 minutes, passengers will find coach travel an excellent choice. Service is offered by National Express coaches, connecting the pleasure beaches in Blackpool to the Northern hub. Services continue seven days a week, so whenever passengers decide to travel, the coach is a good option.
A full service is offered by leading public transport operators National Express. With coaches travelling across the country, National Express has a high standard of transport. Onboard, passengers can expect comfortable seating with ample leg room, power sockets for personal devices, WiFi and air conditioning. Each passenger is entitled to two 20 kg pieces of luggage that can be stored in the hold.
Journey times vary slightly, depending on when passengers depart from Blackpool. The shortest journey can be completed in as little as one hour 30 minutes. One indirect service, involving a brief layover in Preston, takes just over two hours. Whenever passengers choose to travel, a direct service will take less than two hours.
On any given day of the week, including weekends, passengers can expect four direct departures per day. Departure times are spread, giving passengers flexibility with their travel plans. The first coach leaves early in the morning to allow travellers to arrive in Manchester for the start of the working day. The last indirect service gets passengers into Manchester for just after midnight.
Departure coach station: Passengers travelling to Manchester from Blackpool must make their way to Blackpool Central Coach Station. Just a seven-minute walk from the centre of town, the coach station is close to the Northern pier on the coast. Nearby services include car parking, fast food restaurants and bathrooms.
Arrival coach station: All coaches terminate at Manchester Coach Station. Located less than half a mile from Manchester Piccadilly, passengers will find onward travel easy. With great connections around the city via tram or bus or a short walk from the Northern Quarter, passengers will find themselves in the heart of the city in no time. Station facilities include ATMs, dining options, charging sockets and car parking.
Some of the Blackpool coach stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Blackpool, Topping Street, Blackpool, Central Coach Station and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Manchester include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Blackpool North and arriving in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Blackpool North and need to travel around 0.4 miles (559 m) from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel around 0.3 miles (489 m) from this coach station to the city centre.
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