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Birmingham - Blackpool Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Birmingham to Blackpool. Traveling by coach from Birmingham to Blackpool usually takes around 4 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest National Express coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance104 mi (167 km)
Shortest duration3h 50m
Cheapest price£11.51
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Birmingham to Blackpool?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Birmingham to Blackpool. National Express connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express44h 30m£22.10
  • National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 104 miles from Birmingham to Blackpool. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go."

The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 09:00. To see the times for all coaches from Birmingham to Blackpool, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Birmingham to Blackpool every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Birmingham to Blackpool; ticket prices start at £16.12.

City Information

Birmingham

As the second-largest city in the UK, Birmingham effortlessly blends the city’s quaint vibe with modern-day high-rises. One of the top local attractions is St. Martin in the Bull Ring, the original parish church of Birmingham. Featuring remarkable Gothic Revival architecture standing in stark contrast with the futuristic-looking shopping centers, the church is a great spot for travelers looking for a bit of respite. As you stroll around the city, don’t forget to visit the famous Cadbury World, which details the long history of the brand, as well as all the products it produces. For culturally-inclined activities, head to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, which offers over 40 exhibits.

If you wish to try out authentic Indian dishes with a local twist, head over to Pushkar. For those who wish to enjoy a more upscale dining experience, Bank offers a chic menu in an elegant setting.

The principal rail station is Birmingham New Street Station, which is the busiest train station in the UK. The Birmingham Coach Station offers coach services by National Express as far as London and Dublin. The city’s main airport is the Birmingham Airport, which is located 6 miles east of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Birmingham?

Main departure station: Coach Station

Most coaches depart from the main station in Birmingham.

All coach stations in Birmingham:

  • Coach Station

Where does the coach arrive in Blackpool?

Main arrival station: Central Coach Station

All coaches from Birmingham arrive at one main station in Blackpool.

Coach stations in Blackpool:

  • Central Coach Station

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