You can get from Manchester to Blackpool by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||40 miles (65 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£5 - £8|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £5 • 1 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £8 • 1 h 13 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Northern Rail|
Take a coach or train to travel 40 miles (65 km) from Manchester to Blackpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to Blackpool.
There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Blackpool: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Manchester to Blackpool is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Blackpool:
A coach is £3 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to Blackpool costing on average £8.
The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 13 min.
There are alternative travel options to Blackpool that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 20 min.
Blackpool is approximately 40 miles (65 km) away from Manchester.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Blackpool is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Manchester and Blackpool as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Blackpool:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Blackpool with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Blackpool as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Manchester to Blackpool.
Before travelling from Manchester to Blackpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Manchester to Blackpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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