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Birmingham to Blackpool

From £18.00 one-way*

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Departures: up to 3 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


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Coach from Birmingham to Blackpool

Take in the unique sights and sounds of Blackpool's beach and resorts this year with convenient coach travel from Birmingham. 

You can be leaving Birmingham from just £18.00 one-way* on our 121 route, making it one of the most cost-effective ways to travel to the coast. Simply fill in the blue journey planner above and book your tickets now!

Birmingham to Blackpool journey information
Fastest journey time 4hrs
Cheapest price From £18.00 *
Distance (approx) 226km
No. of stops 1
First & last journey daily 7:45am/15:00pm from Birmingham Coach Station

Our Birmingham to Blackpool services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

121 coach towards Blackpool

Our 121 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Blackpool Central Coach Station

Birmingham to Blackpool route map

Departing from Birmingham Coach Station

Birmingham Coach Station is conveniently located in Digbeth, supported by many local bus routes and a short walk from both New Street and Moor Street train stations, should you be starting your journey from further afield.

For more information, please see our Birmingham Coach Station page.

Arriving in Blackpool

Blackpool Central Coach Station puts you right into the heart of the town, allowing you to take in the sights as soon as you arrive.

Just a short walk will bring you to the beach and central pier, so you'll soon be able to find all of Blackpool's famous spots, as well as plenty of places to stop and have a bite to eat after your journey.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Blackpool?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 7.45am, arriving at Blackpool Central Coach Station at 12.00pm.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Blackpool?

The last coach departs from Birmingham Coach Station at 15.00pm, arriving at Blackpool Central Coach Station at 19.10pm.

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Blackpool?

A one-way journey from Birmingham to Blackpool is available from £18.00*.

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Blackpool?

Our fastest direct coach from Birmingham to Blackpool will arrive in 4hrs.

What happens if I miss my coach from Birmingham to Blackpool?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5 May 2023 for travel between 5 May 2023 and 1 September 2023.

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