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from Birmingham to Blackpool

You can get from Birmingham to Blackpool by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Blackpool on 22 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h15 13:15Blackpool, Central Coach Station
1 changes
£231One-way
Cheapest
09:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h15 13:15Blackpool, Central Coach Station
1 changes
£231One-way
Other options
08:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h50 11:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
£301One-way
15:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h50 18:50Blackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
£301One-way
03:20Birmingham, Coach Station5h15 08:35Blackpool, Central Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way

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Fri
22 Oct
£42Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£51Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£51Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£32Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£22Avanti West Coast
£18National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£22Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£14Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£42Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£38Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£44Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£14Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£14Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£14Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£37Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£50Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£14Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£14Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£14Avanti West Coast
£12National Express

Travel Information from Birmingham to Blackpool

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 104 miles (167 km) by coach or train from Birmingham to Blackpool. 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 £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Blackpool.

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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.
FAQs
How do I go from Birmingham to Blackpool?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Birmingham to Blackpool. You can take a coach or train.

How do I get from Birmingham to Blackpool the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Blackpool. Tickets for a coach cost on average £10.

This is compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

A coach is about £31 less than a train, which costs on average £42 for this trip.

What is the quickest 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, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 50 min.

How many miles are between Birmingham and Blackpool

You should expect to travel around 104 miles (167 km) from Birmingham to Blackpool.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Blackpool?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Blackpool is:

  • 17 trains a day.

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

When going from Birmingham to Blackpool, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Blackpool?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Blackpool:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.
  • Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Blackpool North.
Who can get me from Birmingham to Blackpool?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Blackpool, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Blackpool. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Birmingham to Blackpool tickets on Omio for £10.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Blackpool by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Blackpool for £42.
Is it possible to travel directly from Birmingham to Blackpool?

Yes, there are direct services available to Blackpool from Birmingham with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with National Express.
  • You can take a direct train with Avanti West Coast with 17 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Blackpool as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Blackpool.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Birmingham to Blackpool?
Many of our customers travelling from Birmingham to Blackpool don't make Blackpool their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Manchester, London or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Birmingham and Blackpool trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Blackpool to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Birmingham to Blackpool tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Blackpool from Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £10 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £42 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Blackpool online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.