Timetable Manchester to Blackpool

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07:15Manchester, Coach Station1h20 08:35Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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09:25Manchester, Coach Station1h20 10:45Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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10:30Manchester, Coach Station1h20 11:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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12:30Manchester, Coach Station1h20 13:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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14:40Manchester, Coach Station1h30 16:10Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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17:30Manchester, Coach Station1h20 18:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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The fastest buses from Manchester to Blackpool

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Fastest Journey

1 h 20 m

Average

1 h 21 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

65 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Manchester for Blackpool every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 65 km distance in an average of 1 h 21 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:30Manchester, Coach Station1h20 11:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£121One-way
Fastest
12:30Manchester, Coach Station1h20 13:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£121One-way
Fastest
09:25Manchester, Coach Station1h20 10:45Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
Fastest
07:15Manchester, Coach Station1h20 08:35Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£61One-way
Fastest
17:30Manchester, Coach Station1h20 18:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£61One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
30 Jul
£11Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sat
31 Jul
£10Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sun
1 Aug
£9Northern Rail
£6National Express
Mon
2 Aug
£8Northern Rail
£6National Express
Tue
3 Aug
£8Northern Rail
£6National Express
Wed
4 Aug
£7Northern Rail
£6National Express
Thu
5 Aug
£7Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
6 Aug
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sat
7 Aug
£7Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sun
8 Aug
£7Northern Rail
£6National Express
Mon
9 Aug
£7Northern Rail
£6National Express
Tue
10 Aug
£7Northern Rail
£6National Express
Wed
11 Aug
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Thu
12 Aug
£21Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
13 Aug
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sat
14 Aug
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sun
15 Aug
£21Northern Rail
£5National Express
Mon
16 Aug
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Tue
17 Aug
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Wed
18 Aug
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express

The cheapest buses from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 30 Jul

Cheapest

£6

Average

£10

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Blackpool will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

Cheapest
07:15Manchester, Coach Station1h20 08:35Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£61One-way
Cheapest
17:30Manchester, Coach Station1h20 18:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
14:40Manchester, Coach Station1h30 16:10Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:25Manchester, Coach Station1h20 10:45Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
10:30Manchester, Coach Station1h20 11:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£121One-way

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Coach Information to Blackpool from Manchester

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Blackpool cover the 40 miles (65 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.

Coach companies

National Express Manchester – Blackpool

Find the best coaches from Manchester to Blackpool with Omio's travel partners National Express from £6. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a coach from Manchester to Blackpool, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 40 miles (65 km) from Manchester to Blackpool and pay as low as £6 if you book in advance.

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 Manchester to Blackpool, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable between Manchester and Blackpool, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!

When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Manchester and Blackpool don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Blackpool: Journey Details

Blackpool is a popular seaside resort in Lancashire, north-west England. The town is particularly well known for its' annual music festivals and legendary theme park. Other top attractions include Blackpool Zoo, Winter Gardens and the Grand Theatre.

Which bus companies go from Manchester to Blackpool?

Coach services are operated by National Express.

How many bus services a day are there from Manchester to Blackpool?

On average, National Express offers 2 bus services a day from Manchester to Blackpool.

How long is the bus journey from Manchester to Blackpool?

The average journey duration is 1 hour 35 minutes. The slowest journey time by bus from Manchester to Blackpool is 2 hour and 5 minutes.

When is the first and last bus of the day?

The very first bus of the day departs at 10:00 a.m and the last bus of the day departs at 18:20 p.m.

Where do buses from Manchester to Blackpool depart from?

Buses from Manchester to Blackpool depart from Manchester Bus Station (also known as Central Coach Station). The station is situated along Chorlton Street. Many bus companies operate connecting services that stop outside the station, and local buses stop along Portland Street, which is a couple of minutes walk to Manchester Bus Station. For those travelling by train to the bus station, Picadilly train station is a mere five-minute walk away. In addition, it's possible to travel to the bus station via taxi.

Where do buses from Manchester to Blackpool arrive at?

Buses from Manchester to Blackpool terminate at Blackpool Central Coach Station, which is situated off New Bonny Street. The station is within a short walking distance of Houndshill Shopping Centre, the beach, and other top attractions. Local buses, including Blackpool Transport and Stagecoach, provide connecting services outside the station to the town centre and beyond.

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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets between Manchester and Blackpool cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Blackpool from Manchester for as little as £6  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Manchester to Blackpool on average?
The Manchester to Blackpool coach ticket price is on average £6  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance between Manchester and Blackpool via coach?
The coach distance from Manchester to Blackpool is around 40 miles (65 km).
How many hours does it take from Manchester to Blackpool by coach?
On average the Manchester to Blackpool coach time is 1 h 15 min  covering the 40 miles (65 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Manchester goes to Blackpool? Which coach station do I come into Blackpool from Manchester?

When taking the coach from Manchester to Blackpool, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Blackpool, Topping Street and Blackpool, Central Coach Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.

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

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Blackpool, called Blackpool, Topping Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What coach companies go from Manchester to Blackpool?
For the trip from Manchester to Blackpool you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Manchester to Blackpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct coaches from Manchester to Blackpool?
If you’re looking for a direct coach from Manchester to Blackpool, consider travelling with National Express. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Manchester to Blackpool?
The first coach from Manchester to Blackpool leaves at 08: 25   and the last coach for this leaves at 13: 40. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Blackpool timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I buy Manchester Blackpool coach tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase coach tickets from Manchester to Blackpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £6 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Manchester to Blackpool a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Blackpool
Manchester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.