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There are 5 ways to get from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn by train, bus or car

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Train via Manchester  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn

£36 - £77

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Bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Preston, Lancashire National Express

£23 - £33

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston

£51 - £85

Train, bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2

£38 - £57

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn 113.2 miles

£18 - £27

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The cheapest way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Sutton Coldfield, Gracechurch Shopping Centre and arriving at Blackburn, Barbara Castle Way via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Sutton Coldfield and arriving at Blackburn via Birmingham New Street and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Sutton Coldfield and Blackburn is 87 miles. The road distance is 113.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn without a car is to train via Manchester which takes 3h 20m and costs £35 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn is to train via Manchester which takes 3h 20m and costs £35 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 5h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 86.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Sutton Coldfield, England and Blackburn, England?

You can take a train from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn via Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Piccadilly Station, Manchester City Centre, Victoria, and Manchester Victoria in around 3h 20m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn 5 times a day. Tickets cost £17 - £23 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
First Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £23
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National Express
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire

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Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Preston, Lancashire station.

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Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Preston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn is 113 miles. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Sutton Coldfield to Blackburn.

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