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Oct 21
$31Avanti West Coast
$16National Express
Oct 22
$59Avanti West Coast
$30National Express
Oct 23
$72Avanti West Coast
$42National Express
Oct 24
$72Avanti West Coast
$32National Express
Oct 25
$45Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
Oct 26
$31Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Oct 27
$31Avanti West Coast
$21National Express
Oct 28
$20Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Oct 29
$59Avanti West Coast
$30National Express
Oct 30
$53Avanti West Coast
$28National Express
Oct 31
$62Avanti West Coast
$27National Express
Nov 1
$20Avanti West Coast
$18National Express
Nov 2
$20Avanti West Coast
$16National Express
Nov 3
$20Avanti West Coast
$15National Express
Nov 5
$52Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Nov 6
$71Avanti West Coast
$16National Express
Nov 8
$20Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Nov 9
$20Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Nov 10
$20Avanti West Coast
$16National Express

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Train Information between Birmingham and Blackpool

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool cover the 104 miles (167 km) long route taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $31 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $49 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Blackpool North.

Train companies

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Blackpool

For as little as $31 (€25) you can travel by train from Birmingham to Blackpool with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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.

Looking to travel by train from Birmingham to Blackpool? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Birmingham to Blackpool train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Birmingham and Blackpool, you can expect to travel 104 miles (167 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains between Birmingham and Blackpool in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Blackpool from Birmingham. Book that perfect Birmingham to Blackpool train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Birmingham and Blackpool:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.
How much do cheap train tickets to Blackpool from Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Birmingham to Blackpool to cost as little as $31 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Blackpool?
The train price to Blackpool from Birmingham is on average $49 (€39)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Blackpool from Birmingham by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Birmingham to Blackpool by train to be approximately 104 miles (167 km).
How long is the train ride to Blackpool from Birmingham?
The Birmingham to Blackpool train duration is on average 2 h 12 min, which is to be expected when traveling 104 miles (167 km) to Blackpool from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Birmingham and arrival train station in Blackpool?

When taking a train from Birmingham, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. When you arrive in Blackpool, your train can arrive in train stations including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Blackpool North.

Where is the departure train station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival train station in Blackpool located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Birmingham to Blackpool?
If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Blackpool, you can rely on Avanti West Coast or Cross Country to get you to Blackpool. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Birmingham to Blackpool journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Blackpool from Birmingham?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Blackpool is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Birmingham to Blackpool?
The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Blackpool leaves at 7: 15 AM. The last train departing from Birmingham to Blackpool leaves at 11: 15 AM. You can find the latest Birmingham to Blackpool train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets between Birmingham and Blackpool to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Blackpool is on average $49 (€39) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Birmingham and Blackpool available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70