The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Manchester to Blackpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 15 m
1 h 22 m
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Of the 6 buses that leave Manchester for Blackpool every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||40 miles (65 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$10 (€8)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Northern Rail or National Express|
Buses from Manchester to Blackpool cover the 40 miles (65 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or National Express. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Blackpool, Central Coach Station.
You can travel by bus to Blackpool from Manchester with National Express and Northern Rail (3) for as low as $8 (€7). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. 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.
National Express from Manchester to Blackpool bus information:
When departing from Manchester, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport. When arriving in Blackpool, you can end your journey in bus stations like Blackpool, Central Coach Station, Blackpool, Topping Street and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Blackpool, Central Coach Station, located 0.4 miles (721 m) away from the city centre.
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