There are 5 ways to get from Blackpool to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport

$21 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Manchester Airport National Express

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus via Manchester  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Manchester Airport National Express

$10 - $14

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Manchester Airport (MAN) 58.1 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from Blackpool to Manchester Airport 58.1 miles

$140 - $200

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and Manchester Airport (MAN), England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackpool to Manchester Airport (MAN) hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Manchester in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Blackpool to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Blackpool to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Blackpool to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Blackpool and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 72 km. The road distance is 93 km.

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which takes 59 min and costs £8 - £13.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackpool North and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blackpool and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

The train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport takes 1 h 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.