Birmingham to Blackpool train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 01

Cheapest

24

Average

46

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham2h12 10:27AMBlackpool
0 transfers
241One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:15PMBirmingham2h05 02:20PMBlackpool
0 transfers
301One-way
Avanti West Coast
02:15PMBirmingham2h01 04:16PMBlackpool
0 transfers
321One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:15AMBirmingham2h05 12:20PMBlackpool
0 transfers
321One-way
Cross Country
09:57AMBirmingham3h20 01:17PMBlackpool
0 transfers
581One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 1
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham2h12 10:27AMBlackpool
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Cross Country
09:57AMBirmingham3h20 01:17PMBlackpool
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:15AMBirmingham2h05 12:20PMBlackpool
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
12:15PMBirmingham2h05 02:20PMBlackpool
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
02:15PMBirmingham2h01 04:16PMBlackpool
0 transfers
Cross Country
05:57PMBirmingham5h00 10:57PMBlackpool
0 transfers
Northern Rail
06:38PMBirmingham4h19 10:57PMBlackpool
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:15PMBirmingham2h32 10:47PMBlackpool
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:34PMBirmingham3h12 11:46PMBlackpool
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 01

Fastest Journey

2 h 1 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

167 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Birmingham for Blackpool every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
02:15PMBirmingham2h01 04:16PMBlackpool
0 transfers
321One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:15AMBirmingham2h05 12:20PMBlackpool
0 transfers
321One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:15PMBirmingham2h05 02:20PMBlackpool
0 transfers
301One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham2h12 10:27AMBlackpool
0 transfers
241One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15PMBirmingham2h32 10:47PMBlackpool
0 transfers
601One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Blackpool

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool cover the 104 miles (167 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $33 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Blackpool North.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) from Birmingham to Blackpool trains

CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains will get you to Blackpool from Birmingham from $17 (€15). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Blackpool you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains to Blackpool from Birmingham on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Birmingham to Blackpool train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 104 miles (167 km) route from Birmingham to Blackpool, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Blackpool from Birmingham in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Blackpool from Birmingham and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Blackpool from Birmingham with CrossCountry!

Birmingham to Blackpool train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 54 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 11 a day

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool: Journey Details

    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.

    Departing Birmingham by trains

    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".

    Arriving in Blackpool by trains

    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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool

    Travel by train 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
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Birmingham to Blackpool trains for as little as $17 (€15)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Blackpool train price to come in at an average of $33 (€30)  one way.
    The Birmingham to Blackpool train distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km).
    The Birmingham to Blackpool train duration is on average 2 h 12 min, which is to be expected when traveling 104 miles (167 km) from Birmingham to Blackpool. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When taking the train from Birmingham to Blackpool, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. Your journey can end in train stations such as Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Blackpool North.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Blackpool North and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Blackpool.

    For the best Birmingham to Blackpool train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country, Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Birmingham to Blackpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Birmingham to Blackpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from Birmingham to Blackpool at 7: 45 AM. The last train from Birmingham to Blackpool that you can take departs at 8: 34 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Blackpool schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    If you buy the Birmingham to Blackpool train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $33 (€30). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Birmingham and Blackpool. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Blackpool
    Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Blackpool.
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    Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
    Public transit 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 transit 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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    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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