Blackpool to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Cheapest

24

Average

60

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
09:13AMBlackpool5h20 02:33PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
241One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:44AMBlackpool3h34 11:18AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
641One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:11PMBlackpool3h07 03:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
641One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:12AMBlackpool3h06 01:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
641One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:21AMBlackpool2h57 11:18AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
651One-way

Train schedule from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 10
Avanti West Coast
07:44AMBlackpool3h34 11:18AMEdinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
08:21AMBlackpool2h57 11:18AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:13AMBlackpool5h20 02:33PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:12AMBlackpool3h06 01:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
11:28AMBlackpool3h09 02:37PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
12:11PMBlackpool3h07 03:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Fastest Journey

2 h 57 m

Average

3 h 32 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

238 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Blackpool for Edinburgh every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:21AMBlackpool2h57 11:18AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
651One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:12AMBlackpool3h06 01:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
641One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:11PMBlackpool3h07 03:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
641One-way
Transpennine Express
11:28AMBlackpool3h09 02:37PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
781One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:44AMBlackpool3h34 11:18AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
641One-way

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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Edinburgh

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $18 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $57 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) from Blackpool to Edinburgh trains

First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains will get you to Edinburgh from Blackpool from $18 (€17). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    Find cheap tickets for First TransPennine Express 3 trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Blackpool to Edinburgh train schedule from First TransPennine Express 3, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 147 miles (237 km) journey from Blackpool to Edinburgh, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Blackpool and Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can check to see if the First TransPennine Express 3 trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the First TransPennine Express 3 train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Edinburgh from Blackpool and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Edinburgh from Blackpool with First TransPennine Express 3!

    Blackpool to Edinburgh train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 33 min
    • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 6 a day

    Trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh: Journey Details

    Travelers going from Blackpool to Edinburgh can depart from Blackpool North Station, Blackpool South Station and Blackpool Pleasure Beach Station. The regular travel time is approximately three and a half hours. The first train leaves from Blackpool to Edinburgh at around 05:00 a.m. and the last one just before 20:00 p.m. There are no peak times for this connection. The regular railway companies operating from Blackpool to Edinburgh are Northern Rail, Transpennine Express and Virgin Trains. Most train changes take place in Preston and from there passengers will travel directly to Blackpool. Travelers will arrive in Haymarket Station, Edinburgh Waverley Station or, after two changes, in Edinburgh Park Station.

    Return trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool are also available.

    Departing Blackpool by train

    Blackpool is Britain's number one holiday resort, offering numerous amusement arcades, seven miles of beaches and promenade, three piers and an exciting nightlife. The two largest attractions are Pleasure Beach Blackpool, one of the top twenty most-visited amusement parks in the world, and Blackpool Tower, inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. A perfect family trip would include a visit to Sea Life or Madame Tussauds, where you can see your favourite British celebrities.

    Arriving in Edinburgh by train

    Edinburgh is the second most visited city in the UK, popular sights include the city's medieval Old Town, Edinburgh Castle and the University of Edinburgh. Once in Edinburgh, you can also take part in The Scotch Whisky Experience to learn about the whisky making process and see the world's largest collection of Scotch Whisky. For a quiet afternoon, a visit to the Royal Botanic Garden is ideal.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh

    Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Blackpool to Edinburgh.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh to cost as little as $18 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $57 (€53)  for a train ticket between Blackpool and Edinburgh.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Blackpool by train to be approximately 147 miles (237 km).
    The train time from Blackpool to Edinburgh is on average 3 h 7 min  for the 147 miles (237 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Edinburgh from Blackpool by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few train stations in Blackpool to start your trip from including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Blackpool North   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Blackpool North, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Blackpool. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from its city center.

    When taking a train from Blackpool to Edinburgh, you can count on Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Blackpool and Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Blackpool for Edinburgh is 13 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest train from Blackpool to Edinburgh at 7: 12 AM   or take the last train from Blackpool to Edinburgh leaving at 7: 28 PM. Look for the latest Blackpool to Edinburgh train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Blackpool to Edinburgh is on average $57 (€53) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Blackpool and Edinburgh available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Blackpool
    Edinburgh
    Blackpool North is the most popular Blackpool railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Blackpool for your trip to Edinburgh.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 8002006060
    Public transit options for Blackpool North
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport will pick up/drop off at the station entrance
    Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Blackpool Pleasure Beach
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Burlington Road West (Outside the Henson Hotel towards Preston) & (Outside the Big Blue Hotel towards Blackpool South) approximately 120 yards from the station.
    Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Blackpool South
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Station Entrance on Waterloo Road (bridge above station)
    Metro: Nearest tram stop one mile

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