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Manchester to Blackpool

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04:30Manchester, Coach Station3h1507:45Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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10:00Manchester, Coach Station1h3011:30Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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15:00Manchester, Coach Station1h4016:40Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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16:30Manchester, Coach Station2h2018:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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19:00Manchester, Coach Station1h3520:35Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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The fastest buses

from Manchester
to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Aug 21

Fastest Journey

1h 30m

Average

2h 4m

Buses per day

5

Distance

65 km

Of the 5 bus that leave Manchester for Blackpool every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 65 km distance in an average of 2h 4m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 1h 30m .

The slowest bus will take 3h 15m 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.

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10:00Manchester, Coach Station1h3011:30Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
2nd Fastest
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19:00Manchester, Coach Station1h3520:35Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£71One-way
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15:00Manchester, Coach Station1h4016:40Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
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16:30Manchester, Coach Station2h2018:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
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04:30Manchester, Coach Station3h1507:45Blackpool, Central Coach Station
1 change
£121One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Wed
Aug 21
£9Northern Rail
£7National Express
Thu
Aug 22
£9Northern Rail
£7National Express
Fri
Aug 23
£8Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sat
Aug 24
£8Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sun
Aug 25
£8Northern Rail
£7National Express
Mon
Aug 26
£7Northern Rail
£7National Express
Tue
Aug 27
£7Northern Rail
£7National Express
Wed
Aug 28
£7Northern Rail
£6National Express
Thu
Aug 29
£7Northern Rail
£7National Express
Fri
Aug 30
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£7National Express
Sat
Aug 31
£7Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sun
Sep 1
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Mon
Sep 2
£6Northern Rail
£7National Express
Tue
Sep 3
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
Sep 4
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
Sep 6
£6Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sat
Sep 7
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sun
Sep 8
£20Northern Rail
£6National Express
Mon
Sep 9
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express

The cheapest buses

from Manchester
to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Aug 21

Cheapest

£7

Average

£11

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

The average ticket from Manchester to Blackpool will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

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19:00Manchester, Coach Station1h3520:35Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
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15:00Manchester, Coach Station1h4016:40Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
2nd Cheapest
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10:00Manchester, Coach Station1h3011:30Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
2nd Cheapest
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16:30Manchester, Coach Station2h2018:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£111One-way
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04:30Manchester, Coach Station3h1507:45Blackpool, Central Coach Station
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£121One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Blackpool Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
2 hours 45 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £6
Buses depart from:Manchester
Bus arrives in:Blackpool
Distance:65 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

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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Best fares for buses from Manchester to Blackpool

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Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
18:151h 35m19:50
ManchesterBlackpool
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
17:451h 35m19:20
ManchesterBlackpool
Fastest Buses from Manchester to Blackpool by duration
Tue, Sep 3
Bus
National Express
09:001h 30m10:30
ManchesterBlackpool
Tue, Sep 10
Bus
National Express
09:001h 30m10:30
ManchesterBlackpool
Thu, Sep 12
Bus
National Express
09:001h 30m10:30
ManchesterBlackpool
Return Journeys for Buses from Blackpool to Manchester
Thu, Aug 22
Bus
National Express
05:452h07:45
BlackpoolManchester
Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
08:202h 5m10:25
BlackpoolManchester
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
06:001h 45m07:45
BlackpoolManchester

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Blackpool
BusManchester (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.

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