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 traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Blackpool every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||104 miles (167 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$21 (€18)|
|Train frequency||14 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail or West Midlands Railway|
Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool cover the 104 miles (167 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 16 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail or West Midlands Railway. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $21 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Blackpool North.
You can travel by train to Blackpool from Birmingham with Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Birmingham to Blackpool. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.
The first train destined to Blackpool’s North or South stations leaves Birmingham New Street station departs around 6:00 a.m. and the last one just after 10:30 p.m. The only peak time during the day is from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., where a trip lasts about 2.5 hours. The last journeys are overnight and take 7 to 8 hours and Sunday service does not begin until 8:30 a.m. Only one train leaves for Blackpool from Birmingham hourly. Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool are operated by Virgin trains.
Return trains from Blackpool to Birmingham are also available.
As the second largest metropolis outside of London, Birmingham is full of attractions keeping its residents well entertained. Gorgeous canals grace the city centre, and with St. Paul's Square and other landmarks, it is no wonder the city attracted such literary legends as J.R.R Tolkien and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. There are modern sites for entertainment such as Jaguar's Castle Bromwich Assembly or the International Jazz Festival called "Party in the Park".
After a memorable time in Birmingham, relax at Glasgow's favorites seaside retreat, Blackpool. An exhausted traveller should visit the sands of the Golden Mile or Pleasure Beach for some rest and relaxation before venturing into the Blackpool Model Village and Gardens or the Illuminations showcase during the fall months. The Blackpool Resort Pass is ideal as it grants card pass owners access to the city's top attractions Sandcastle Waterpark and Nickelodeon Land.
When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your route 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 1.6 miles (2.6 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.
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