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from Manchester to Blackpool

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Travel Information between Manchester and Blackpool

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 1 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 40 miles (65 km) by bus or train to Blackpool from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Blackpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Blackpool

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FAQs

How do I get from Manchester to Blackpool?

There are 2 ways to travel between Manchester and Blackpool including taking a bus or train.

How do I get from Manchester to Blackpool the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Blackpool is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€7) compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Blackpool, which costs on average $9 (€8) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Blackpool from Manchester?

The fastest way from Manchester to Blackpool is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 16 min.

There are alternative travel options to Blackpool that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 20 min.

How many miles from Manchester to Blackpool would I travel?

The distance is approximately 40 miles (65 km) from Manchester to Blackpool.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to Blackpool?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Blackpool is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Blackpool from Manchester as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Blackpool from Manchester, what are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and Blackpool?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Blackpool:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Manchester to Blackpool depart from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Blackpool.
  • Most travelers board their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackpool North.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Blackpool?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Blackpool:

  • You can travel by bus between Manchester and Blackpool with National Express, and you can find National Express Manchester to Blackpool tickets for $9 (€8) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Manchester to Blackpool with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $9 (€7) with Northern Rail from Manchester to Blackpool.

Where should I go next after I travel from Manchester to Blackpool?

Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Blackpool don't make Blackpool their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Blackpool are London, Glasgow or Liverpool, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Blackpool to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets between Manchester and Blackpool online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Manchester to Blackpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $9 (€8) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $9 (€7) one way on average for this trip.

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.