The cheapest buses from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Cheapest

$8

Average

$8

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 Manchester to Blackpool will cost around $ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 8.

Cheapest
07:15AMManchester, Coach Station1h20 08:35AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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$81One-way
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10:30AMManchester, Coach Station1h20 11:50AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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$81One-way
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12:30PMManchester, Coach Station1h20 01:50PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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$81One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:30PMManchester, Coach Station1h20 06:50PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
$81One-way
12:00PMManchester, Coach Station1h15 01:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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$91One-way

Timetable Manchester to Blackpool

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07:15AMManchester, Coach Station1h20 08:35AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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10:30AMManchester, Coach Station1h20 11:50AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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12:00PMManchester, Coach Station1h15 01:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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12:30PMManchester, Coach Station1h20 01:50PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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05:30PMManchester, Coach Station1h20 06:50PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
Oct 20
$15Northern Rail
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 21
$9Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$12Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$11Northern Rail
$8National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$11Northern Rail
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$10Northern Rail
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$11Northern Rail
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 28
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$8National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$8Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Tue
Nov 2
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$30Northern Rail
$8National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$29Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$8Northern Rail
$8National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express

The fastest buses from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 19 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

65 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Manchester for Blackpool 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
12:00PMManchester, Coach Station1h15 01:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
$91One-way
2nd Fastest
07:15AMManchester, Coach Station1h20 08:35AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
$81One-way
2nd Fastest
05:30PMManchester, Coach Station1h20 06:50PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
$81One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30AMManchester, Coach Station1h20 11:50AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
$81One-way
2nd Fastest
12:30PMManchester, Coach Station1h20 01:50PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
$81One-way

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Bus Information between Manchester and Blackpool

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$8 (€6)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Blackpool 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. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $8 (€6), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.

Bus companies

Bus between Manchester and Blackpool with National Express

National Express buses will get you between Manchester and Blackpool from $7 (€6). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

Travel hassle-free from Manchester to Blackpool 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 between Manchester and Blackpool. 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 Manchester and Blackpool on the bus and pay as low as $7 (€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 Manchester - Blackpool 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 from Manchester to Blackpool on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

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 Manchester to Blackpool
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FAQs
How much do cheap buses between Manchester and Blackpool cost?
Bus tickets between Manchester and Blackpool for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $7 (€6)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Manchester and Blackpool?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Blackpool bus price to come in at an average of $8 (€6)  one way.
How far is Manchester to Blackpool by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Blackpool from Manchester by bus to be approximately 40 miles (65 km).
How long is the bus between Manchester and Blackpool?
On average the Manchester to Blackpool bus time is 1 h 20 min  covering the 40 miles (65 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Manchester to Blackpool depart from? Which Blackpool bus station do I come into from Manchester?

When taking a bus from Manchester, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When you arrive in Blackpool, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Blackpool, Topping Street, Blackpool, Central Coach Station and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Manchester Piccadilly   to Blackpool, Topping Street.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Manchester.

The most popular arrival bus station, Blackpool, Topping Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Blackpool.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Manchester to Blackpool?
For the best Manchester to Blackpool bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from Manchester to Blackpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I book a direct bus from Manchester to Blackpool?
Yes, there are direct buses to Blackpool from Manchester, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with National Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Manchester to Blackpool?
The earliest bus departing from Manchester to Blackpool leaves at 6: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Manchester to Blackpool leaves at 5: 30 PM. You can find the latest Manchester to Blackpool bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy bus tickets between Manchester and Blackpool to score the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Manchester to Blackpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $8 (€6) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Manchester to Blackpool are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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