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 £4.40 one-way* and arriving in Blackpool in only 1 hour 15 mins on our 121 and 173 services. Simply fill in the blue journey planner above and book your tickets now!
|Manchester to Blackpool journey information|
|Fastest journey time||1 hr 15 mins|
|Cheapest price||From £4.40 *|
|No. of stops||0|
|First & last journey daily||7:15am/5:15pm (from Manchester Coach Station)|
Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.
Our 121 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:
Our 173 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:
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.
The first coach leaves from Manchester Coach Station at 7.15am, terminating at Blackpool Central Coach Station at 8.35am.
The last coach departs from Manchester Coach Station at 5.15pm, terminating at Blackpool Central Coach Station at 6.50pm
A one-way journey from Manchester to Blackpool is available from £4.40*.
Coach journeys from Manchester to Blackpool take approximately 1 hrs 20 mins. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 1 hr 15 mins.
We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.
Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.
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