The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Blackpool to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
|Distance||104 miles (167 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$4 (€4)|
|Train frequency||33 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country, Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Blackpool to Birmingham cover the 104 miles (167 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 33 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $4 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Travel to Birmingham from Blackpool on CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains between Blackpool and Birmingham. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.
Blackpool to Birmingham train information with Northern Rail (3):
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.
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.
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.
When departing from Blackpool, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your journey in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Blackpool North, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre.
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