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09:32AMBlackpool North2h23 11:55AMBirmingham New Street
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10:32AMBlackpool North2h19 12:51PMBirmingham New Street
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11:32AMBlackpool North2h34 02:06PMBirmingham New Street
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11:51AMBlackpool North3h07 02:58PMBirmingham New Street
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12:26PMBlackpool North2h39 03:05PMBirmingham New Street
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Train schedule from Blackpool to Birmingham

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Northern Rail
09:32AMBlackpool North2h23 11:55AMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
10:32AMBlackpool North2h19 12:51PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
11:32AMBlackpool North2h34 02:06PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
11:51AMBlackpool North3h07 02:58PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
12:26PMBlackpool North2h39 03:05PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
12:50PMBlackpool North3h08 03:58PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
01:32PMBlackpool North2h33 04:05PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
01:51PMBlackpool North3h07 04:58PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
02:32PMBlackpool North2h33 05:05PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
02:51PMBlackpool North3h07 05:58PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
03:32PMBlackpool North2h33 06:05PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
03:51PMBlackpool North3h07 06:58PMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
Northern Rail
04:32PMBlackpool North2h34 07:06PMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
Northern Rail
04:51PMBlackpool North3h07 07:58PMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
Northern Rail
05:32PMBlackpool North2h34 08:06PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
05:51PMBlackpool North3h08 08:59PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
06:38PMBlackpool North2h13 08:51PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
06:51PMBlackpool North3h45 10:36PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
07:49PMBlackpool North3h47 11:36PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
08:32PMBlackpool North2h28 11:00PMBirmingham New Street
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Fastest train times from Blackpool to Birmingham

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Fastest Journey

2 h 13 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

167 km

It's difficult to get from Blackpool to Birmingham without transferring at least once.

Northern Rail
06:38PMBlackpool North2h13 08:51PMBirmingham New Street
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10:32AMBlackpool North2h19 12:51PMBirmingham New Street
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Northern Rail
09:32AMBlackpool North2h23 11:55AMBirmingham New Street
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08:32PMBlackpool North2h28 11:00PMBirmingham New Street
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01:32PMBlackpool North2h33 04:05PMBirmingham New Street
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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Birmingham

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency29 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, Cross Country or Northern Rail

Trains from Blackpool to Birmingham cover the 104 miles (167 km) long route taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 29 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $37 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

You can travel by train from Blackpool to Birmingham with Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry for as low as $18 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)

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

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry between Blackpool and Birmingham for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Blackpool to Birmingham train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Blackpool - Birmingham route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance to Birmingham from Blackpool by train is 104 miles (167 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as $66 (€60) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets to Birmingham from Blackpool in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Blackpool - Birmingham train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

  • Average Price: $66

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. 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. Headquartered in York, Northern 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. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys between Blackpool and Birmingham. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Blackpool to Birmingham train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 2 h 57 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 24 a day

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 Tips: 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.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Blackpool and Birmingham for as low as $18 (€17)  for the next 7 days.
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 $37 (€34)  one way.
The Blackpool to Birmingham train distance is approximately 104 miles (167 km).
On average the Blackpool to Birmingham train travel time is 2 h 10 min  for the 104 miles (167 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Blackpool, you have various train station options to start your journey 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 Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Omio customers book a train from Blackpool North   to Birmingham New Street   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Blackpool North, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Blackpool.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center of Birmingham.

Take the Blackpool to Birmingham train with Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Blackpool and Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 29 trains a day from Blackpool to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Blackpool to Birmingham at 4: 44 AM. The last train from Blackpool to Birmingham that you can take departs at 11: 07 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Blackpool to Birmingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Blackpool to Birmingham is on average $37 (€34) 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 companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Blackpool to Birmingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Blackpool and Birmingham

Blackpool
Birmingham
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.
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Phone Number
+44 8002006060
Public transit options for Blackpool North
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport will pick up/drop off at the station entrance
Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Burlington Road West (Outside the Henson Hotel towards Preston) & (Outside the Big Blue Hotel towards Blackpool South) approximately 120 yards from the station.
Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Blackpool South
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Station Entrance on Waterloo Road (bridge above station)
Metro: Nearest tram stop one mile

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