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from Blackburn to Birmingham

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17 May
£49Avanti West Coast
18 May
£49West Midlands Railway
19 May
£50Avanti West Coast
20 May
£38Avanti West Coast
21 May
£27Avanti West Coast
22 May
£49Avanti West Coast
23 May
£38Avanti West Coast

Travel Information between Blackburn and Birmingham

distanceDistance91 miles (146 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £38
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £38 • 2 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach or train to travel 91 miles (146 km) from Blackburn to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Blackburn to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Blackburn to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Blackburn to Birmingham.

How do you get from Blackburn to Birmingham?

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

What is the cheapest way from Blackburn to Birmingham?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Blackburn to Birmingham, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach journey is usually £22 less than a journey to Birmingham by train, which costs on average £38 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Blackburn to Birmingham?

The fastest way from Blackburn to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 38 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham from Blackburn can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is Birmingham from Blackburn?

The Blackburn to Birmingham distance is approximately 91 miles (146 km).

How many services a day are there between Blackburn and Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Blackburn to Birmingham is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Blackburn, Penny Street and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Blackburn and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Who can get me from Blackburn to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Birmingham by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Blackburn to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £16.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Blackburn to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £38.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Birmingham from Blackburn?

Your journey from Blackburn to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Blackburn to Birmingham trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!

How early should I purchase tickets to Birmingham from Blackburn online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £16 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £38 one way for this trip.

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