How to travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool

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from Edinburgh to Blackpool

You can get from Edinburgh to Blackpool by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Edinburgh to Blackpool on Jul 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley2h53 11:45AMBlackpool North
1 transfer
641One-way
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08:20AMEdinburgh10h50 07:10PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
1 transfer
381One-way
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08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h17 12:09PMBlackpool South
1 transfer
641One-way
02:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h17 06:09PMBlackpool South
1 transfer
641One-way
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h28 12:20PMLayton
1 transfer
641One-way

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Blackpool

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $476 (€426) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 147 miles (237 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Edinburgh and Blackpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Avanti West Coast, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Blackpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Travel 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.
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There are 4 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Blackpool is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

Taking a ferry is usually $73 (€66) less than taking a bus to Blackpool, which costs on average $73 (€66) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is about $476 (€426) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $476 (€426) for this route.

A ferry is $73 (€65) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool costing on average $73 (€65).

The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Blackpool can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Blackpool by bus can take on average 4 h 55 min.

In comparison, getting to Blackpool by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 52 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Blackpool is:

  • 15 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Blackpool North.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Blackpool:

  • You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Blackpool with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $73 (€66) with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Blackpool.
  • You can take a flight from Edinburgh to Blackpool with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for $476 (€426) with British Airways from Edinburgh to Blackpool.
  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $73 (€65) with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Blackpool.
Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool often also extend their vacation to go to Manchester, London or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Blackpool and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $73 (€66) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $476 (€426) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $73 (€65) one way on average.

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

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