The cheapest buses from Blackpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 27

Cheapest

$9

Average

$10

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 Blackpool to Manchester will cost around $ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

Cheapest
08:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 09:20PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$91One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:30AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 10:50AMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$91One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 05:20PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$91One-way
02:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h15 03:30PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$101One-way
01:30PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 02:50PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$101One-way

Timetable Blackpool to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wed, Oct 27
09:30AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 10:50AMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
01:30PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 02:50PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
02:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h15 03:30PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
04:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 05:20PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
08:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 09:20PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
Oct 27
$15Northern Rail
$9National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$14Northern Rail
$10National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$12Northern Rail
$9National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$12Northern Rail
$9National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$12Northern Rail
$9National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Tue
Nov 2
$11Northern Rail
$9National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$9Northern Rail
$9National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$29Northern Rail
$9National Express
Tue
Nov 9
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$8National Express
Thu
Nov 11
$9Northern Rail
$9National Express
Fri
Nov 12
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sat
Nov 13
$9Northern Rail
$9National Express
Mon
Nov 15
$30Northern Rail
$8National Express

The fastest buses from Blackpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 27

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 19 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

65 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Blackpool for Manchester 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.

Fastest
02:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h15 03:30PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$101One-way
2nd Fastest
09:30AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 10:50AMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$91One-way
2nd Fastest
08:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 09:20PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$91One-way
2nd Fastest
01:30PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 02:50PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$101One-way
2nd Fastest
04:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station1h20 05:20PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
$91One-way

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Bus Information between Blackpool and Manchester

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€7)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Blackpool to Manchester 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 bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $8 (€6), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

Travel with National Express from Blackpool to Manchester

You can travel by bus from Blackpool to Manchester with National Express for as low as $8 (€6). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express

Travel hassle-free from Blackpool to Manchester on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip from Blackpool to Manchester. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 40 miles (65 km) between Blackpool and Manchester on the bus and pay as low as $8 (€6) for a bus ticket.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Blackpool - Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket between Blackpool and Manchester on Omio today and enjoy your route!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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Buses from Blackpool to Manchester
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FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets from Blackpool to Manchester cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Blackpool to Manchester buses for as little as $8 (€6)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Blackpool and Manchester?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Blackpool to Manchester bus to cost on average $9 (€7)  one way.
How far is Blackpool to Manchester by bus?
The distance to Manchester from Blackpool by bus is approximately 40 miles (65 km).
How many hours is the bus time from Blackpool to Manchester?
While the time it takes to travel 40 miles (65 km) between Blackpool and Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Blackpool to Manchester bus journey time is on average 1 h 20 min.
What station does the bus from Blackpool to Manchester depart from? Which Manchester bus station do I come into from Blackpool?

When departing from Blackpool, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Blackpool, Topping Street, Blackpool, Central Coach Station and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers book a bus from Blackpool North   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Blackpool bus station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester bus station?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Blackpool North and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Manchester.

What bus providers go from Blackpool to Manchester?
For the best Blackpool to Manchester bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Blackpool and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I book a direct bus from Blackpool to Manchester?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Blackpool to Manchester with National Express  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
When is the earliest bus from Blackpool to Manchester? When is the last bus from Blackpool to Manchester?
The earliest bus departing from Blackpool to Manchester leaves at 8: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Blackpool to Manchester leaves at 8: 00 PM. You can find the latest Blackpool to Manchester bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Blackpool to Manchester bus for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets between Blackpool and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $9 (€7) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Blackpool to Manchester a few months in advance.

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