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Manchester-Blackpool Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

Manchester to Blackpool bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€11.09
Shortest Duration1h 50m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Manchester to Blackpool right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Manchester to Blackpool?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €11.09 was the low point for bus fares from Manchester to Blackpool. Buses from Blackpool to Manchester are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €11.09 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 50 minutes to cover the 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Manchester, MAN to Blackpool, BPL. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Manchester to Blackpool at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Manchester?

There is usually only one bus per day from Manchester to Blackpool. It leaves the station in Manchester at 11:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Manchester to Blackpool. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Manchester to Blackpool; ticket prices start at €20.53.

What bus companies travel from Manchester to Blackpool?

There is one bus company that operates from Manchester to Blackpool. National Express is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express11h 50m€11.09

Where does the bus leave from in Manchester?

Most buses depart from the main station in Manchester, Manchester:

  • Manchester Coach Station

Where does the bus arrive in Blackpool?

All buses from Manchester arrive at one main station in Blackpool, Blackpool:

  • Central Coach Station

Price trends for buses from Manchester to Blackpool

Monthly average prices

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