Edinburgh to Blackpool train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Transpennine Express
12:12PM4h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
04:26PMBlackpool South (BPS)
$801One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Transpennine Express
12:12PM3h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:22PMLayton (LAY)
$801One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:11AM3h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:25PMBlackpool North (BPN)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:11AM3h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:20PMLayton (LAY)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:59AM4h26
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
$851One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
Transpennine Express
08:12AM3h02
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:14AMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:12AM4h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:12AM3h08
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:20AMLayton (LAY)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:52AM3h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:52AM2h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:50AMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:52AM3h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:20PMLayton (LAY)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:11AM3h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:25PMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:11AM3h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:20PMLayton (LAY)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:11AM4h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
02:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:52AM2h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:50PMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:52AM3h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
02:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:52AM3h30
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
02:22PMLayton (LAY)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:59AM4h26
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
3 transfers
Transpennine Express
12:12PM4h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
04:26PMBlackpool South (BPS)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
12:12PM3h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:22PMLayton (LAY)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
12:12PM3h02
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:14PMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
12:52PM3h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
04:20PMLayton (LAY)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
12:52PM2h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:50PMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 58 m

Average

3 h 27 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

238 km

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

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
10:52AM2h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:50PMBlackpool North (BPN)
$971One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:52AM2h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:50AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
12:52PM2h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:50PMBlackpool North (BPN)
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:12AM3h02
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:14AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$1071One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
12:12PM3h02
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:14PMBlackpool North (BPN)
$1071One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Blackpool

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), Bus or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool cover the 147 miles (237 km) long route taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), Bus or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $60 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Blackpool North.

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

Buy your official Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and Northern Rail (3) train tickets to Blackpool from Edinburgh from $23 (€20) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Edinburgh to Blackpool train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: $24
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 5 a day

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Blackpool 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 Edinburgh to Blackpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Blackpool can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Blackpool is $60 (€52); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Blackpool train time is 2 h 58 min   covering the 147 mile (237 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Blackpool leaves at 5: 52 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Blackpool leaves at 8: 11 PM.
Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day from Edinburgh to Blackpool with Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool, you can count on Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), Bus or Caledonian Sleeper for the best way to get you to Blackpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Edinburgh to Blackpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Edinburgh to Blackpool with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

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

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

A trip to Blackpool from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 58 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool is December.
You have options as you can travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool 2 different ways: train or bus.

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