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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Birmingham

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Blackpool to Birmingham cover the 104 miles (167 km) long route taking on average 2 h 37 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $55 (€45), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $39 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Trains from Blackpool to Birmingham: Journey Details

The first trains destined for Birmingham New Station depart from Blackpool's North or South stations at 5:00 a.m. Peak time lasts every morning until 9:00 a.m. There is a single journey hourly until 10:00 p.m. after which there is only one journey at 3:37 a.m. Most journeys will take just over two hours, though the last train will take approximately eight hours. Virgin Trains manage the rail service between the two destinations.

Return trains from Birmingham to Blackpool are also available.

Departing Blackpool by train

With its close proximity to Manchester and Liverpool, Blackpool is a favorite UK seaside retreat. After a sunny and fun-packed day at the Golden Mile, tour Stanley Park or the Winter Parks for a breath of fresh air. The Blackpool Resort Pass will allow its lucky owners access to many attractions from Pleasure Beach and the Blackpool Tower Eye to Sandcastle Waterpark and the Model Village and Gardens.

Arriving in Birmingham by train

For even more excitement, travel to Birmingham, the UK's second largest metropolis. Tour St. Paul's Square and the Council House before taking in the impressive modern feats characterising the city. The underwater tunnel at the National SEA LIFE Centre and the National Motorcycle Museum are just two examples. Finally, enjoy a night out on Broad Place or Brindleyplace.

Travel Tips: Trains from Blackpool to Birmingham

Travel by train 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 Blackpool to Birmingham.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Blackpool to Birmingham?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Blackpool to Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from $39 (€32)  one way.

What is the cost of a train between Blackpool and Birmingham?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Blackpool to Birmingham train price to come in at an average of $55 (€45)  one way.

How many miles is it from Blackpool to Birmingham by train?

You should expect to travel around 104 miles (167 km)  to Birmingham from Blackpool by train.

How many hours is the train time between Blackpool and Birmingham?

On average the Blackpool to Birmingham train travel time is 2 h 37 min  for the 104 miles (167 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Blackpool and arrival train station in Birmingham?

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

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

Where do I find the Blackpool train station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Blackpool North and need to travel around 0.4 miles (559 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service to Birmingham from Blackpool?

For the best Blackpool to Birmingham train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Birmingham from Blackpool to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there to Birmingham from Blackpool a day?

The average number of trains departing Blackpool for Birmingham is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Blackpool to Birmingham? When does the last train depart from Blackpool to Birmingham?

The first Blackpool to Birmingham train departs at 9: 47 AM   and the last train from Blackpool to Birmingham leaves at 10: 28 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Blackpool to Birmingham on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book Blackpool to Birmingham train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Blackpool to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $55 (€45) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Blackpool and Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Blackpool North is the most popular Blackpool 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 Blackpool for your trip to Birmingham.