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Coach Information to Blackburn from Manchester

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

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

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Travel with National Express from Manchester to Blackburn

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

National Express

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 between Manchester and Blackburn, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Manchester to Blackburn are the following:

    • 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 Manchester to Blackburn

    The distance between Manchester and Blackburn is approximately 26 miles, with buses completing the journey in between 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours 30 minutes. Buses depart from either Chorlton Street Station or Picadilly Station in Manchester, arriving at Salford Arrival Stand in Blackburn. There are both direct and indirect buses from Manchester to Blackburn with some routes requiring up to three changes of bus. There are regular departures throughout the day, with buses departing around 5 times per hour during the day, but less often at night with departures around every 3 hours.

    Travel Tips

    Coach to Blackburn from Manchester
    Take the bus to Blackburn 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 Manchester to Blackburn.
    What is the distance between Manchester and Blackburn by coach?
    The coach distance from Manchester to Blackburn is around 21 miles (34 km).
    When travelling by coach from Manchester to Blackburn, which coach station in Manchester do I depart from and which coach station in Blackburn do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly   to Blackburn, Penny Street   most frequently for this route.

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

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Blackburn most often arrive at Blackburn, Penny Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (299 m) from this coach station to the city centre.

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