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from Blackpool to Manchester

You can get from Blackpool to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Blackpool to Manchester on 7 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30Blackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 10:50Manchester, Coach Station
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£71One-way
Cheapest
20:00Blackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 21:20Manchester, Coach Station
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£61One-way
Other options
08:59Blackpool North1h10 10:09Deansgate
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£111One-way
09:29Blackpool North1h12 10:41Manchester Oxford Road
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£111One-way
09:59Blackpool North1h10 11:09Deansgate
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£111One-way

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Mon
6 Dec
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£7National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£10Northern Rail
£6National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£9Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£8Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£21Northern Rail
£5National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£21Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£7Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£7National Express

Travel Tips

Travel from Blackpool to Manchester
Travel to Manchester 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 Blackpool to Manchester.
FAQs
How do I go from Blackpool to Manchester?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Blackpool to Manchester. You can take a coach or train.

How do I get from Blackpool to Manchester the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Blackpool to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Manchester by train, which costs on average £8 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Blackpool to Manchester?

The quickest way to travel from Blackpool to Manchester is by coach, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 16 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Blackpool to Manchester would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 40 miles (65 km) from Blackpool to Manchester.

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

The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Manchester is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Blackpool and Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Blackpool to Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Blackpool to Manchester:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Blackpool, Topping Street and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Blackpool North and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can get me from Blackpool to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Blackpool to Manchester:

  • You can go to Manchester from Blackpool by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £5 with National Express from Blackpool to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can travel from Blackpool to Manchester by train with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £8 with Northern Rail from Blackpool to Manchester.
Can I travel directly from Blackpool to Manchester?

Yes, there are direct routes from Blackpool to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Manchester with National Express.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Manchester from Blackpool ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Blackpool to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Blackpool and Manchester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Blackpool to Manchester online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Blackpool to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £5 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £8 one way.

But we recommend booking Blackpool to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.