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from Birmingham to Blackpool

You can get from Birmingham to Blackpool by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Blackpool on Oct 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h15 01:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
1 changes
$161One-way
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09:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h15 01:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
1 changes
$161One-way
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08:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h50 11:50AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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$251One-way
03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h50 06:50PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
$291One-way
10:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h50 01:50PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
0 changes
$321One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Oct 17
$71Avanti West Coast
$16National Express
Mon
Oct 18
$31Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Tue
Oct 19
$20Avanti West Coast
$16National Express
Wed
Oct 20
$20Avanti West Coast
$18National Express
Thu
Oct 21
$20Avanti West Coast
$15National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$59Avanti West Coast
$30National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$71Avanti West Coast
$32National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$61Avanti West Coast
$27National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$44Avanti West Coast
$28National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$31Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$31Avanti West Coast
$16National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$19Avanti West Coast
$15National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$52Avanti West Coast
$28National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$32Avanti West Coast
$27National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$62Avanti West Coast
$27National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$20Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Tue
Nov 2
$20Avanti West Coast
$16National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$19Avanti West Coast
$15National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$52Avanti West Coast
$17National Express

Travel Information between Birmingham and Blackpool

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $57
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $57 (€47) • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 104 miles (167 km) by bus or train from Birmingham to Blackpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Birmingham to Blackpool.

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FAQs
How do I reach Blackpool from Birmingham?

There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Blackpool: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Blackpool?

The cheapest way to go to Blackpool from Birmingham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Blackpool:

A bus is generally $43 (€35) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $57 (€47) from Birmingham to Blackpool.

What is the fastest way to travel to Blackpool from Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Blackpool is by train, which takes on average 2 h 12 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 50 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Birmingham and Blackpool?

You should expect to travel around 104 miles (167 km) between Birmingham and Blackpool.

How many services a day are there between Birmingham and Blackpool?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Blackpool is:

  • 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Blackpool as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Blackpool?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Blackpool:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Birmingham to Blackpool depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Blackpool, Topping Street.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Blackpool North.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to Blackpool?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Blackpool, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Blackpool by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Birmingham to Blackpool for $14 (€12) on Omio.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Blackpool by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Blackpool for $57 (€47) on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Blackpool from Birmingham?

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Blackpool with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 17 direct trains per day and travel with Avanti West Coast.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Blackpool as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Birmingham to Blackpool.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to Blackpool?
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Blackpool often also extend their vacation to go to Manchester, London or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Blackpool and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Birmingham to Blackpool tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Blackpool, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $14 (€12) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $57 (€47) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Blackpool online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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