Trains from Birmingham to Blackpool

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Birmingham to Blackpool train information

Birmingham Blackpool train map

Train duration 2h15m
Arrival Blackpool, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 104 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £11.00
Average train price £38.00

Which train company can I use?

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Birmingham in England to Blackpool in England are operated by Virgin Trains, Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

On average, the journey takes around 2h15m by train because of the 104 miles to travel to Blackpool from Birmingham. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

We found trains from £11.00 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Birmingham to Blackpool train tickets

from £11.00 MORE 2h33m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.90 MORE 4h29m

Birmingham - Blackpool prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Blackpool by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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National Express£15

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Megabus£11

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Birmingham - Blackpool: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Blackpool will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 2 months in advance, tickets should be available from £10 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £31 for your journey. Thus, you can save 68% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 2 months in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Birmingham to Blackpool trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Blackpool by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Blackpool to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
New Street
Blackpool
North
£18.00 21/06/2019 19:15 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Blackpool
North
£18.50 21/06/2019 07:15 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Blackpool
North
£25.60 21/06/2019 19:36 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Blackpool
North
£26.00 21/06/2019 08:15 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Blackpool
North
£29.00 21/06/2019 15:15 Virgin Trains 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Birmingham Blackpool train

Discount Birmingham - Blackpool train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Birmingham Blackpool train ticket.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Birmingham to Blackpool? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Birmingham Blackpool ticket (i.e.: £37.13)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£37.13 = 2.37. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 3 trips from Birmingham to Blackpool (one way trip).

What is the cost of a railcard?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Blackpool train £37.13 £24.76 £12.38 2.38

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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