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.
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2 h 13 m
2 h 50 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Blackpool to Birmingham without transferring at least once.
|Distance||104 miles (167 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 10 min|
|Average train ticket price||$37 (€34)|
|Train frequency||29 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti 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.
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 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!
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):
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 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.
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