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.
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2 h 56 m
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It's difficult to get from Blackpool to Edinburgh without transferring at least once.
|Distance||147 miles (237 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$69 (€56)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||First 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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