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Dec 10
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$30Avanti West Coast
$131British Airways
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$22Avanti West Coast
$150British Airways
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$59Avanti West Coast
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Blackpool

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $91
fastestFastest modeTrain • $91 (€75) • 2 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express

Travel 147 miles (237 km) by bus, flight or train between Blackpool and Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Blackpool to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Blackpool to Edinburgh
Travel 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
How do I reach Edinburgh from Blackpool?

There are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Blackpool including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Blackpool is by taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A bus is $20 (€17) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Blackpool to Edinburgh costing on average $54 (€44).

Taking a bus is usually $58 (€48) less than taking a train to Edinburgh, which costs on average $91 (€75) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel from Blackpool to Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 2 h 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 6 h 40 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

You should expect to travel around 147 miles (237 km) between Blackpool and Edinburgh.

How many services a day are there between Blackpool and Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Edinburgh is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Blackpool and Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Blackpool to Edinburgh, what are the departure and arrival points in Blackpool and Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Blackpool to Edinburgh:

  • Buses most often depart from Blackpool at Blackpool, Topping Street and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Blackpool at Blackpool North and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can take me from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Blackpool to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Edinburgh by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Blackpool to Edinburgh for $33 (€28).
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Edinburgh by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Blackpool to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $54 (€44).
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express to go to Edinburgh by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find First Transpennine Express Blackpool to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $91 (€75).
Where should I go next after I travel to Edinburgh from Blackpool?
Your trip from Blackpool to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Blackpool to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Blackpool to Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Blackpool to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $33 (€28) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $54 (€44) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $91 (€75) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Blackpool to Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.