Blackpool to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Cheapest

£57

Average

£73

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.

Avanti West Coast
13:20Blackpool4h02 17:22Edinburgh
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£571One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:11Blackpool3h06 15:17Edinburgh
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£571One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:35Blackpool3h42 13:17Edinburgh
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£581One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:06Blackpool5h32 17:38Edinburgh
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£691One-way
Transpennine Express
11:31Blackpool3h08 14:39Edinburgh
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£691One-way

Train schedule Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 13 August
Avanti West Coast
09:35Blackpool3h42 13:17Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
11:19Blackpool3h20 14:39Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
11:31Blackpool3h08 14:39Edinburgh
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:06Blackpool5h32 17:38Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
12:11Blackpool3h06 15:17Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
13:20Blackpool4h02 17:22Edinburgh
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Northern Rail
13:22Blackpool5h45 19:07Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 6 m

Average

4 h 5 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

238 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Blackpool for Edinburgh every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
12:11Blackpool3h06 15:17Edinburgh
0 changes
£571One-way
Transpennine Express
11:31Blackpool3h08 14:39Edinburgh
0 changes
£691One-way
Transpennine Express
11:19Blackpool3h20 14:39Edinburgh
0 changes
£691One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:35Blackpool3h42 13:17Edinburgh
0 changes
£581One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:20Blackpool4h02 17:22Edinburgh
0 changes
£571One-way

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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Edinburgh

distanceDistance147 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh cover the 147 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 9 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 trains Blackpool to Edinburgh

Travel to Edinburgh from Blackpool from £15 with Omio’s train partners Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

First TransPennine Express 3
Northern Rail (3)

Are you making plans to travel to Edinburgh from Blackpool? Why not take a train with First TransPennine Express 3? Omio can show you current First TransPennine Express 3 train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Blackpool to Edinburgh trains all in one place. On the First TransPennine Express 3 train, you can expect to travel 147 miles (237 km) between Blackpool and Edinburgh. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Blackpool and Edinburgh, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way First TransPennine Express 3 train between Blackpool and Edinburgh, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Train information from Blackpool to Edinburgh with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 33 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 6 a day

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys from Blackpool to Edinburgh. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Blackpool to Edinburgh

    Travel by train 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
    You can find a cheap train from Blackpool to Edinburgh for some dates and times for as low as £15  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Blackpool to Edinburgh train prices are on average £39  one way.
    The train distance from Blackpool to Edinburgh is around 147 miles.
    The Blackpool to Edinburgh train duration is on average 5 h 9 min, which is to be expected when travelling 147 miles between Blackpool and Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    When taking the train to Edinburgh from Blackpool, you can choose to depart from train stations like Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. Your journey can end in train stations such as Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Blackpool North   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Blackpool North, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre of Blackpool. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from its city centre.

    For the journey from Blackpool to Edinburgh you can take a train with Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Blackpool and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    On average, there are 13 trains a day from Blackpool to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from Blackpool to Edinburgh at 07: 12   or take the last train from Blackpool to Edinburgh leaving at 19: 28. Look for the latest Blackpool Edinburgh train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
    You can find a train from Blackpool to Edinburgh to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Blackpool to Edinburgh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Blackpool
    Edinburgh
    Blackpool North is the most popular Blackpool railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Blackpool for your journey to Edinburgh.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 8002006060
    Public transport options for Blackpool North
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport will pick up/drop off at the station entrance
    Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Blackpool Pleasure Beach
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Burlington Road West (Outside the Henson Hotel towards Preston) & (Outside the Big Blue Hotel towards Blackpool South) approximately 120 yards from the station.
    Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Blackpool South
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Station Entrance on Waterloo Road (bridge above station)
    Metro: Nearest tram stop one mile

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