How to travel from Birmingham to Blackpool

Wed, Jul 17
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Travel Information between Birmingham and Blackpool

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$15 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€13) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€17) • 2 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Virgin Trains

Travel 104 miles (167 km) by train or bus to Blackpool from Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Birmingham to Blackpool.

Travel options
from Birmingham to Blackpool

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

Our recommendation
train

The best way to travel from Birmingham to Blackpool is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Avanti West Coast
09:07AM2h07
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:14AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$251One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:07AM2h07
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:14AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$251One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:07AM2h07
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:14AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$251One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Avanti West Coast
09:07AM2h13
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:20AMLayton (LAY)
$691One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:07AM3h18
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
$691One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:07AM3h18
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
01:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
$691One-way
1 transfer
National Express
09:00AM4h15
Birmingham, Coach Station
01:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
$321One-way
1 transfer
National Express
07:45AM4h05
Birmingham, Coach Station
11:50AMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
$401One-way
0 transfers
National Express
04:00PM5h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
09:10PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
$261One-way
1 transfer

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, flight, and ferry .

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
Jul 17
Thu
Jul 18
Fri
Jul 19
Sat
Jul 20
Sun
Jul 21
Mon
Jul 22
Tue
Jul 23
Wed
Jul 24
Thu
Jul 25
Fri
Jul 26
Sat
Jul 27
Sun
Jul 28
Mon
Jul 29
Tue
Jul 30
Wed
Jul 31
Thu
Aug 01
Fri
Aug 02
Sat
Aug 03
Sun
Aug 04
Mon
Aug 05
Tue
Aug 06

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Birmingham to Blackpool

You can travel by travel between Birmingham and Blackpool with National Express, Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

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

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Birmingham to Blackpool, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Birmingham to Blackpool

      FAQs: Travel to Blackpool 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 Birmingham to Blackpool.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options between Birmingham and Blackpool. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Blackpool is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $15 (€13) compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

      Taking a bus costs $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€17) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 7 min.

      Other travel options to Blackpool take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 10 min of travel time.

      The distance from Birmingham to Blackpool is approximately 104 miles (167 km).

      The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Blackpool is:

      • 4 buses a day.
      • Around 9 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road.
      • Most travelers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Blackpool North.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Blackpool:

      • You can travel by bus to Blackpool from Birmingham with National Express, and you can find National Express Birmingham to Blackpool tickets for $15 (€13) on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Birmingham to Blackpool with Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€17) with Virgin Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool.

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

      • Direct bus available with National Express 1 direct bus per day.
      • Direct trains with Virgin Trains with 1 direct train per day.

      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 to Blackpool from Birmingham.

      Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Blackpool? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Blackpool usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, London, Glasgow or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore Manchester, London, Glasgow or Liverpool from Blackpool, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
      HomeTravelTravel to United KingdomTravel to BlackpoolHow to travel from Birmingham to Blackpool

      The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

      We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

      ios-badge
      android-badge
      Hand With Phone
      More routes, destinations and providers
      Currency
      Language