Edinburgh to Blackpool train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£17

Average

£52

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
15:52Edinburgh3h17 19:09Blackpool
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£171One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:52Edinburgh2h54 14:46Blackpool
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£561One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh2h53 10:45Blackpool
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£561One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:52Edinburgh2h54 12:46Blackpool
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£571One-way
Transpennine Express
11:12Edinburgh3h57 15:09Blackpool
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£581One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh2h53 10:45Blackpool
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Avanti West Coast
09:52Edinburgh2h54 12:46Blackpool
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Transpennine Express
11:12Edinburgh3h57 15:09Blackpool
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Avanti West Coast
11:52Edinburgh2h54 14:46Blackpool
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Avanti West Coast
15:52Edinburgh3h17 19:09Blackpool
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Avanti West Coast
17:52Edinburgh2h57 20:49Blackpool
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 53 m

Average

3 h 8 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

238 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Blackpool every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh2h53 10:45Blackpool
0 changes
£561One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:52Edinburgh2h54 12:46Blackpool
0 changes
£571One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:52Edinburgh2h54 14:46Blackpool
0 changes
£561One-way
Avanti West Coast
17:52Edinburgh2h57 20:49Blackpool
0 changes
£701One-way
Avanti West Coast
15:52Edinburgh3h17 19:09Blackpool
0 changes
£171One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Blackpool

distanceDistance147 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTranspennine Express, Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool cover the 147 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 54 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £41, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Blackpool North.

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

Find the best trains to Blackpool from Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 from £15. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

First TransPennine Express 3
Northern Rail (3)

Looking to travel by train from Edinburgh to Blackpool? Omio can help you find that perfect route with First TransPennine Express 3. Check Omio to see current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Edinburgh to Blackpool train and book First TransPennine Express 3 tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool, you can expect to travel 147 miles (237 km) one-way with First TransPennine Express 3. If you search for trains to Blackpool from Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can check if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with First TransPennine Express 3, we do the work for you to get you safely to Blackpool from Edinburgh. Book that perfect Edinburgh to Blackpool train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with First TransPennine Express 3!

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

  • Average Duration: 2 h 33 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 7 a day

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider 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. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool

    Travel by train 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
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Blackpool from Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from £15  one way.
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to Blackpool train prices are on average £41  one way.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Blackpool via train to be approximately 147 miles.
    On average the Edinburgh to Blackpool train time is 2 h 54 min  covering the 147 miles long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Blackpool, you can end your journey in train stations like Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

    Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Blackpool North   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Blackpool North and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city centre in Blackpool.

    For the route from Edinburgh to Blackpool you can take a train with Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Edinburgh to Blackpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    On average, there are 14 trains a day from Edinburgh to Blackpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first train from Edinburgh to Blackpool leaves at 05: 12   and the last train for this leaves at 19: 11. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Blackpool times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Edinburgh to Blackpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £41 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Blackpool a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Edinburgh
    Blackpool
    Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Blackpool.
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
    Metro: No metro available.
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    Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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    Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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