Blackburn to Birmingham by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:12
  • Last train
    00:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m

Travelling from Blackburn to Birmingham by train

The fastest trains from Blackburn to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 146 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackburn and Birmingham.

Journeys between Blackburn and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Blackburn to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Blackburn around 06:12 and the last train is around 23:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackburn around 06:12, and the last at 00:23.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Blackburn to Birmingham train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Blackburn to Birmingham by train.

Which trains operate between Blackburn and Birmingham?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Blackburn to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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