How to travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Blackpool

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$22 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 5 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 2 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Virgin Trains

Take a train or bus to travel 147 miles (237 km) from Edinburgh to Blackpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Blackpool.

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from Edinburgh to Blackpool

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
09:55AM9h20
Edinburgh
07:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
$551One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
National Express
09:55AM9h20
Edinburgh
07:15PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
$551One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
10:52AM2h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:50PMBlackpool North (BPN)
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Transpennine Express
08:12AM3h08
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:20AMLayton (LAY)
$881One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:12AM4h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
$881One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:52AM3h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
$921One-way
1 transfer

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Find the best journey to Blackpool from Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners National Express and Northern Rail (3)! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - Blackpool travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool

      FAQs: 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.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options between Edinburgh and Blackpool. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel to Blackpool from Edinburgh is a bus with an average price of $22 (€19).

      This is compared to other travel options from Edinburgh to Blackpool:

      A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool costing on average $23 (€20).

      The quickest way to travel to Blackpool from Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 2 h 58 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 5 h 21 min on average.

      The distance from Edinburgh to Blackpool is approximately 147 miles (237 km).

      The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Blackpool is:

      • 12 trains a day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Edinburgh, Bus Station and tend to arrive in Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road.
      • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Blackpool at Blackpool North.

      The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to Blackpool:

      • Travel with National Express to go to Blackpool by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Edinburgh to Blackpool tickets on Omio for $22 (€19).
      • Travel with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), Bus or Caledonian Sleeper for trains to Blackpool. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for TransPennine Express Edinburgh to Blackpool tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Blackpool with the following travel companies:

      • Direct trains with Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper with 12 direct trains per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Blackpool as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Edinburgh and Blackpool.

      Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Blackpool? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Blackpool usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, London, Glasgow, Liverpool or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore Manchester, London, Glasgow, Liverpool or Birmingham from Blackpool, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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