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Duration 2h 47m
Distance 112.3 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Blackburn and Birmingham takes 2h 47m and the fastest train takes 2h 28m. There is a train service every few hours from Blackburn to Birmingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Preston
  2. Birmingham
3h 6m
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£41 - £149

Blackburn to Birmingham train times

Trains run hourly between Blackburn and Birmingham. The earliest departure is at 13:20 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Blackburn is at 20:20 which arrives into Birmingham at 22:53. All services require a transfer at Preston and take an average of 2h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackburn to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Blackburn and Birmingham is 91 miles. The road distance is 112.3 miles.

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Blackburn to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Preston station.

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Blackburn to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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What companies run services between Blackburn and Birmingham?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Preston to Birmingham New Street hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £140 and the journey takes 1h 48m.
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Estimated price
£35 - £140

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