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