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Manchester to Blackpool by bus

The journey from Manchester to Blackpool by bus is 40.61 mi and takes 1 hr 30 min. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:20 AM and the last at 7:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Manchester to Blackpool by bus for as little as $7.02 or as much as $16.14. The best price for this journey is $7.02.

Lowest Price$7.02
Journey Duration1 hr 30 min
Connection per Day15
Lowest Price$7.02
Highest Price$16.14
First Departure5:20 AM
Last Departure7:40 PM
Distance40.61 mi
DepartureManchester
ArrivalBlackpool
CarriersNational Express

Manchester to Blackpool Bus Times

Departure date
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Manchester to Blackpool?

The cheapest bus tickets from Manchester to Blackpool cost $7.02. On average, you can expect to spend around $12.57 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Manchester to Blackpool.
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When you're traveling from Manchester to Blackpool, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $12.57. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long will it take me to travel from Manchester to Blackpool by bus?

Traveling from Manchester to Blackpool by bus will usually take 1 hr 30 min. This journey covers a distance of 40.61 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 30 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Manchester and Blackpool by bus usually takes 1 hr 30 min to cover a distance of 40.61 mi. The shortest journey from Manchester to Blackpool will take you 1 hr 15 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Blackpool quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Manchester to Blackpool leave?

The first daily departure from Manchester to Blackpool leaves at 5:20 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 7:40 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Manchester and Blackpool. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first departure of the night from Manchester to Blackpool leaves at 5:20 AM, while the last journey sets out at 7:40 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Manchester and Blackpool. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do journeys run from Manchester to Blackpool?

The exact number of journeys from Manchester to Blackpool can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 15 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Manchester to Blackpool. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Manchester to Blackpool varies, but in general, you can expect to find 15 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Manchester to Blackpool. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Blackpool
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Manchester to Blackpool.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Manchester to Blackpool, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Manchester to Blackpool.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Blackpool by bus

When travelling to Blackpool by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Manchester to Blackpool CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
4.57kg
Bus
4.9kg
Flight
13.07kg
Car
10.46kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Manchester to Blackpool?
A bus ticket from Manchester to Blackpool is $12.57. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $7.02.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Manchester to Blackpool?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Manchester to Blackpool is $7.02. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Manchester and Blackpool by bus?
Manchester to Blackpool is 40.61 mi.
How long does the bus between Manchester and Blackpool take?
Manchester to Blackpool is on average 1 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 15 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Manchester to Blackpool?
Manchester to Blackpool has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Manchester to Blackpool leave?
The earliest bus from Manchester to Blackpool departs at 5:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Manchester to Blackpool depart?
The latest bus from Manchester to Blackpool departs at 7:40 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Manchester to Blackpool in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $7.02 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Manchester to Blackpool?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Manchester to go to Blackpool. You can go from Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester Arena and Manchester Piccadilly and you can arrive at Blackpool North, Blackpool Market Street (Stop MA1) and Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
How many direct connections depart from Manchester to Blackpool?
There are on average 15 direct connection(s) from Manchester to go to Blackpool.
What's the fastest journey time between Manchester to Blackpool by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Manchester and Blackpool is 1 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Manchester to Blackpool?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Manchester and Blackpool.
What are the CO2 emissions for Manchester to Blackpool by bus?
The bus journey from Manchester to Blackpool creates 4.9kg of CO2 emissions.

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