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from Birmingham to Blackpool

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27 May
£29Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
28 May
£41Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
29 May
£28Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
30 May
£28Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
31 May
£30Avanti West Coast
£10National Express
1 Jun
£29Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
2 Jun
£21Avanti West Coast
£10National Express

Travel Information between Birmingham and Blackpool

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £19
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £19 • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach or train to travel 104 miles (167 km) to Blackpool from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Blackpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Blackpool

Travel 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.

What are my Birmingham to Blackpool travel options?

You can travel from Birmingham to Blackpool 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Blackpool from Birmingham?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Blackpool. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

A coach is about £8 less than a train, which costs on average £19 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Blackpool?

The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 12 min.

There are alternative travel options to Blackpool that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 50 min   on average.

How many miles are between Birmingham and Blackpool

The distance between Birmingham and Blackpool is around 104 miles (167 km).

How many services a day are there from Birmingham to Blackpool?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Blackpool is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Blackpool from Birmingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Blackpool?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Blackpool:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Birmingham to Blackpool depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Blackpool, Topping Street.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Blackpool North.

Which travel companies can get me from Birmingham to Blackpool?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Blackpool:

  • You can travel by coach between Birmingham and Blackpool with National Express, and you can find National Express Birmingham to Blackpool tickets for £11 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Birmingham to Blackpool with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £19 with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Blackpool.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to Blackpool?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Blackpool often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Manchester, London or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Blackpool itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Blackpool and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Birmingham to Blackpool online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Birmingham to Blackpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £11 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £19 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Blackpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.