You can get from Blackpool to Manchester by train, bus or flight.
To get from Blackpool to Manchester on Oct 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||40 miles (65 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$7 - $11|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Northern Rail|
Take a bus or train to travel 40 miles (65 km) to Manchester from Blackpool. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Blackpool to Manchester.
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There are 2 ways to travel from Blackpool to Manchester including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Blackpool is by taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€6).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:
Taking a bus is about $4 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $11 (€9) for this route.
The fastest way from Blackpool to Manchester is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 16 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 40 miles (65 km) between Blackpool and Manchester.
The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Manchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Blackpool to Manchester as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Blackpool to Manchester:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Blackpool to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Blackpool to Manchester with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
When planning your trip from Blackpool to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Blackpool to Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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