If the sights and sounds of Blackpool's beach and resorts are calling to you, there's no better way to arrive than by coach.
You can be leaving Manchester from just £4.70 one-way* and arriving in Blackpool in only 1 hour 20 mins on our 121 and 173 services. Simply fill in the blue journey planner above and book your tickets now!
Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.
Travelling to the station? Taxis can drop you at a dedicated taxi rank outside the station, which is also served by a city-wide tram service and the Metroshuttle, ferrying you for free between the cities' rail stations.
The coach station features an eatery, newsagents, coffee shop and more to ensure you're well fuelled up and comfortable prior to your journey.
For more information, take a look at our Manchester Central Coach Station facilities page.
Blackpool Central Coach Station is conveniently located in the heart of the town, allowing you to experience this brilliant slice of English culture with ease.
Just a short walk will bring you to the beach and central pier, so you'll soon be able to find all of Blackpool's famous spots, as well as plenty of places to stop and have a bite to eat after your journey.
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