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.
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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.
|Distance||104 miles (167 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||$33 (€30)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross 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.
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 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:
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.
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 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.
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