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 £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.
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1 h 15 m
1 h 19 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Manchester for Blackpool every day 5 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 19 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 20 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.
|Distance||40 miles (65 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Manchester to Blackpool 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 trip costs around £6, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.
Find the best coaches between Manchester and Blackpool 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 route.
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 Manchester to Blackpool, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
When you buy your National Express coach tickets from Manchester to Blackpool don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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.
Coach services are operated by National Express.
On average, National Express offers 2 bus services a day 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.
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.
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.
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.
There are a few coach stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. In Blackpool you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Blackpool, Topping Street, Blackpool, Central Coach Station and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Blackpool most often arrive at Blackpool, Topping Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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