Pinwheel at the beach

Manchester to Blackpool

From £5.10 one-way*

Duration: 1hr 40mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 5 services per day
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Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a responsible person aged 16 or over or they will be refused travel. Proof of age may be required.

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Manchester to Blackpool

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 £5.10 one-way* and arriving in Blackpool in only 1hr 40mins on our fastest service. Simply fill in the blue journey planner above and book your tickets now!

Departing from Manchester

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.

Arriving in Blackpool

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.

 

Manchester to Blackpool route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  • Preston, Lancashire
  • Blackpool (Central Coach Station)
*Limited Availability. £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 6 September 2019 for travel between 6 September 2019 and 4 January 2020.
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