How to travel from Birmingham to Blackpool

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from Birmingham to Blackpool

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

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To get from Birmingham to Blackpool on Jun 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h00 12:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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08:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h00 12:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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331One-way
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10:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h00 02:30PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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331One-way
03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h00 07:00PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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09:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h20 01:20PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
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331One-way

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Travel Information to Blackpool from Birmingham

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€26) • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $68 (€60) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 104 miles (167 km) by bus or train to Blackpool from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Blackpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Blackpool

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 ways to get from Birmingham to Blackpool: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Blackpool is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€26) compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

Taking a bus is usually $38 (€34) less than taking a train to Blackpool, which costs on average $68 (€60) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Blackpool is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Blackpool that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 50 min   on average.

Blackpool is approximately 104 miles (167 km) away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Blackpool is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.
  • Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Blackpool North.

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:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Blackpool by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Birmingham to Blackpool tickets on Omio for $30 (€26).
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Blackpool by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Birmingham to Blackpool tickets on Omio for $68 (€60).
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 or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore Manchester, London or Glasgow from Blackpool, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Birmingham to Blackpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $30 (€26) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $68 (€60) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Blackpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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