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Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jul 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Blackpool to Edinburgh is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
10:14AM5h46
Blackpool
04:00PMEdinburgh
$451One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:20AM4h02
Blackpool
02:22PMEdinburgh
$611One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
11:20AM4h19
Blackpool
03:39PMEdinburgh
$771One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:51PM5h08
Blackpool
06:59PMEdinburgh
$961One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
03:18PM3h02
Blackpool
06:20PMEdinburgh
$1011One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, July 14
Avanti West Coast
10:20AM4h02
Blackpool
02:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
11:20AM4h19
Blackpool
03:39PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:51PM5h08
Blackpool
06:59PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:14AM5h46
Blackpool
04:00PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
03:18PM3h02
Blackpool
06:20PMEdinburgh
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jul 14

Fastest Journey

3 h 2 m

Average

4 h 27 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

238 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Blackpool for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
03:18PM3h02
Blackpool
06:20PMEdinburgh
$1011One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:20AM4h02
Blackpool
02:22PMEdinburgh
$611One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
11:20AM4h19
Blackpool
03:39PMEdinburgh
$771One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:51PM5h08
Blackpool
06:59PMEdinburgh
$961One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:14AM5h46
Blackpool
04:00PMEdinburgh
$451One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Edinburgh

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail (3), Bus, East Coast or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail (3), Bus, East Coast or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $32 (€27), but the average price of train tickets is $68 (€58). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

Find the best trains between Blackpool and Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and Northern Rail (3) from $32 (€27). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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.

Northern Rail (3) from Blackpool to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 41 min
  • Cheapest Price: $184

FAQs: Trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Blackpool 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Edinburgh can start from as little as $32 (€27) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Blackpool to Edinburgh is $68 (€58); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Blackpool to Edinburgh train travel time is 3 h   for the 147 mile (237 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Blackpool to Edinburgh leaves at 5: 31 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Blackpool to Edinburgh leaves at 7: 25 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Blackpool to Edinburgh without having to change trains with Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper. There are 10 direct trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Blackpool to Edinburgh train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail (3), Bus, East Coast or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Blackpool and Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Blackpool to Edinburgh with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Blackpool, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Blackpool North, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh from Blackpool is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Blackpool to Edinburgh by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Blackpool including taking a train, bus or flight.

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