The cheapest trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Oct 27

Cheapest

$77

Average

$92

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.

The average ticket from Blackpool to Edinburgh will cost around $ 92 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 77.

Cheapest
09:21AMBlackpool North2h57 12:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$771One-way
08:25AMBlackpool North3h13 11:38AMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$931One-way
10:28AMBlackpool North3h01 01:29PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$931One-way
11:22AMBlackpool North2h56 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$1021One-way

Timetable Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, Oct 27
08:25AMBlackpool North3h13 11:38AMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:21AMBlackpool North2h57 12:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:28AMBlackpool North3h01 01:29PMEdinburgh Waverley
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11:22AMBlackpool North2h56 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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Tue
Oct 26
$93First Transpennine Express
Wed
Oct 27
$77Avanti West Coast
Thu
Oct 28
$60Avanti West Coast
Fri
Oct 29
$60Avanti West Coast
Sat
Oct 30
$51Avanti West Coast
Sun
Oct 31
$93First Transpennine Express
Mon
Nov 1
$51Avanti West Coast
Tue
Nov 2
$22Avanti West Coast
Thu
Nov 4
$51Avanti West Coast
Fri
Nov 5
$60Avanti West Coast
Sat
Nov 6
$92Avanti West Coast

The fastest trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Oct 27

Fastest Journey

2 h 56 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

238 km

It's difficult to get from Blackpool to Edinburgh without transferring at least once.

Fastest
11:22AMBlackpool North2h56 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$1021One-way
09:21AMBlackpool North2h57 12:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$771One-way
10:28AMBlackpool North3h01 01:29PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$931One-way
08:25AMBlackpool North3h13 11:38AMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$931One-way

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Train Information between Blackpool and Edinburgh

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$69 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFirst Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $51 (€41), but the average price of train tickets is $69 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Edinburgh cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh to cost as little as $51 (€41)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Blackpool to Edinburgh?
The Blackpool to Edinburgh train ticket price is on average $69 (€56)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Blackpool to Edinburgh by train?
The distance from Blackpool to Edinburgh by train is approximately 147 miles (237 km).
How long is the train ride to Edinburgh from Blackpool?
While the time it takes to travel 147 miles (237 km) to Edinburgh from Blackpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Blackpool to Edinburgh train journey time is on average 2 h 57 min.
When traveling by train from Blackpool to Edinburgh, which train station in Blackpool do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Blackpool and Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. Your route can end in train stations such as Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

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

Where is the train station in Blackpool? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Blackpool North, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Blackpool to Edinburgh?
Take the Blackpool to Edinburgh train with First Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Edinburgh from Blackpool as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Blackpool and Edinburgh a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Blackpool to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Blackpool to Edinburgh? When does the last train depart from Blackpool to Edinburgh?
You can take the first train from Blackpool to Edinburgh at 7: 25 AM. The last train from Blackpool to Edinburgh that you can take departs at 11: 22 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Blackpool to Edinburgh schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase the Blackpool to Edinburgh train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Edinburgh from Blackpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $69 (€56) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Blackpool to Edinburgh 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.