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from Blackpool to Birmingham

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Oct 24
$72West Midlands Railway
$32National Express
Oct 25
$66Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
Oct 27
$66Avanti West Coast
$18National Express
Oct 28
$66Avanti West Coast
$18National Express
Oct 29
$59Avanti West Coast
$30National Express
Oct 30
$31Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Oct 31
$62Avanti West Coast
$28National Express
Nov 1
$65Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Nov 2
$66Avanti West Coast
$16National Express
Nov 3
$66Avanti West Coast
$15National Express
Nov 5
$52Avanti West Coast
$17National Express

Travel Information between Blackpool and Birmingham

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $58
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€18) • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $58 (€47) • 2 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus or train to travel 104 miles (167 km) between Blackpool and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Blackpool to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Blackpool to Birmingham
Travel 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.
How do I get from Blackpool to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to get from Blackpool to Birmingham: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Blackpool to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Blackpool is by taking a bus, which costs on average $22 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is usually $35 (€29) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $58 (€47) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Blackpool to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 11 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 45 min.

What is the distance between Blackpool and Birmingham?

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

How many services a day are there from Blackpool to Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Birmingham is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

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

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

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

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

  • You can take a bus from Blackpool to Birmingham with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€18) with National Express from Blackpool to Birmingham.
  • You can travel to Birmingham from Blackpool by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $58 (€47) with Avanti West Coast from Blackpool to Birmingham.
Can I find a direct route between Blackpool and Birmingham?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Birmingham with Avanti West Coast with 16 direct trains per day.

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

Where should I go next after I travel between Blackpool and Birmingham?
Your trip from Blackpool to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Blackpool to Birmingham tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!
When should I book a ticket from Blackpool to Birmingham online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $22 (€18) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $58 (€47) one way.

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

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