Birmingham to Blackpool train

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Blackpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
07:073h18
Birmingham
10:25Blackpool
£171One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:072h07
Birmingham
11:14Blackpool
£181One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
18:253h20
Birmingham
21:45Blackpool
£571One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 April
Cross Country
18:253h20
Birmingham
21:45Blackpool
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:072h07
Birmingham
11:14Blackpool
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:073h18
Birmingham
10:25Blackpool
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 7 m

Average

2 h 55 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

167 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Birmingham for Blackpool every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:072h07
Birmingham
11:14Blackpool
£181One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:073h18
Birmingham
10:25Blackpool
£171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
18:253h20
Birmingham
21:45Blackpool
£571One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Blackpool

distanceDistance104 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, West Midland Trains, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool cover the 104 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 6 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £30, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Blackpool North.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Blackpool

For as little as £15 you can travel by train between Birmingham and Blackpool with Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Birmingham to Blackpool train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 9 a day

Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool: Journey Overview

Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool start early in the morning, leaving after 6:00 a.m. There are 2 trains that leave at approximately 15 minutes past the hour, every hour throughout the day until the early evening, when services leave a few minutes before or after every hour from 7:00 p.m until 11:00 p.m. Virgin trains, CrossCountry, Northern, and London Midlands. All services have at least 1 change, with some having 2 or 3 changes. Journey times vary, with the quickest services lasting around 2 .5-3 hours.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Birmingham to Blackpool?

Departure Station: Trains going to Blackpool depart from Birmingham New Street station. The station is located in the heart of the city, just a few minutes' walk from the Bullring shopping centre. It is easily accessible when travelling by car or bus from the outskirts of the city.

Arrival Station: Trains from Birmingham arrive at both Blackpool North and Blackpool South stations. Both are a short walking distance from the waterfront and are in the city centre. There are bus services to and from both stations.

FAQs: Birmingham to Blackpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Blackpool easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Blackpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Blackpool can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Blackpool is £30; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Blackpool train travel time is 2 h 6 min   for the 104 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Blackpool leaves at 07: 07. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Blackpool leaves at 20: 01.
There are 9 trains a day from Birmingham to Blackpool which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Birmingham to Blackpool you can take a train with Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Birmingham to Blackpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 01.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Blackpool, you can end your trip in train stations like Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Blackpool by train is January.
You have options as you can travel from Birmingham to Blackpool 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Blackpool

Birmingham
Blackpool
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Blackpool.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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