Edinburgh to Blackpool train

Wed, 24 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

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 travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Transpennine Express
06:124h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:25Blackpool South (BPS)
£551One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Transpennine Express
06:123h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:21Layton (LAY)
£551One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Transpennine Express
06:123h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:25Blackpool North (BPN)
£551One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
12:124h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:26Blackpool South (BPS)
£581One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
10:113h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:20Layton (LAY)
£621One-way
1 change

Train timetableEdinburgh to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
Transpennine Express
06:124h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Transpennine Express
06:123h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:21Layton (LAY)
1 change
Transpennine Express
06:123h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:25Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
06:523h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
06:523h01
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:53Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
06:523h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:124h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:123h02
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:14Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:123h08
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:523h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:523h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:522h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:50Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
10:113h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Transpennine Express
10:114h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Transpennine Express
10:113h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:25Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:523h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:523h30
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:22Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:522h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:50Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
10:594h26
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:25Blackpool South (BPS)
3 changes
Transpennine Express
12:124h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:26Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Transpennine Express
12:123h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:22Layton (LAY)
1 change
Transpennine Express
12:123h02
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:14Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:523h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:522h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:50Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change

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Train times from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 58 m

Average

3 h 27 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

238 km

To travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
12:522h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:50Blackpool North (BPN)
£771One-way
1 change
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
10:522h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:50Blackpool North (BPN)
£781One-way
1 change
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:522h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:50Blackpool North (BPN)
£781One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
06:523h01
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:53Blackpool North (BPN)
£781One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:123h02
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:14Blackpool North (BPN)
£781One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Blackpool

distanceDistance147 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), Bus, Caledonian Sleeper or first_transpennine_express

Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool cover the 147 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), Bus, Caledonian Sleeper or first_transpennine_express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Blackpool North.

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

Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and Northern Rail (3) trains will get you from Edinburgh to Blackpool from £18. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Edinburgh to Blackpool train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18

Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool are provided by TransPennine Express and Virgin trains. There are no direct services as all journeys require one change. The first train of the day leaves just after 6:00 a.m. with several other services in the morning. Trains then leave throughout the day at irregular intervals- every 30 to 90 minutes depending on the provider. The last train of the day leaves just before 8:15 p.m. The journey generally lasts around 3-3.5 hours.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool?

Departure Station: Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool leave from Waverley station. It is located in the centre of the city beside the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh bus station, and a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. Local bus services stop at the station regularly during the day and evening.

Arrival Station: Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool arrive at both Blackpool North and Blackpool South stations. Both are in the heart of the city and a short walk from the waterfront, and can be reached easily by car.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Blackpool train

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 £18 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Blackpool is £46; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Blackpool from Edinburgh is on average 2 h 58 min   for the 147 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Blackpool by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Blackpool leaves at 05: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Blackpool leaves at 20: 11.
Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day from Edinburgh to Blackpool with Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper or first_transpennine_express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Edinburgh to Blackpool train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), Bus, Caledonian Sleeper or first_transpennine_express. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Edinburgh to Blackpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
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 route 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 between Edinburgh and Blackpool 2 different ways: train or coach.
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