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Birmingham to Blackpool

From £15.20 one-way*

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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 £15.20 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!

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

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.

The coach station includes a coffee shop, newsagents, eatery and more to ensure you are completely ready for the journey ahead.

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.

Birmingham to Blackpool route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  • Preston, Lancashire
  • Blackpool (Central Coach Station)

Routes to Blackpool

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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 1 September 2021 for travel between 1 September and 30 December 2021

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