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19 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£36Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
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21 Oct
£43Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£46National Express
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23 Oct
£54Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
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24 Oct
£43Avanti West Coast
£46National Express
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25 Oct
£22Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
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26 Oct
£22Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£36Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£22Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£43Avanti West Coast
£46National Express
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30 Oct
£28Avanti West Coast
£46National Express
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31 Oct
£43Avanti West Coast
£46National Express
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1 Nov
£22Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
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2 Nov
£23Avanti West Coast
£18National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£22Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£22Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
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5 Nov
£36Avanti West Coast
£18National Express
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6 Nov
£23Avanti West Coast
£16National Express

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Train Information to Blackpool from Edinburgh

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£49 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool cover the 147 miles (237 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 53 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Blackpool North.

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
How much does a cheap train to Blackpool from Edinburgh cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Edinburgh and Blackpool for as little as £36  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool?
The Edinburgh to Blackpool train ticket price is on average £49  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Edinburgh to Blackpool?
You should expect to travel around 147 miles (237 km)  to Blackpool from Edinburgh by train.
What is the average Edinburgh to Blackpool train duration?
The train time to Blackpool from Edinburgh is on average 2 h 53 min  for the 147 miles (237 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Blackpool from Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Edinburgh goes to Blackpool? Which train station do I come into Blackpool from Edinburgh?

When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When you arrive in Blackpool, your train can arrive in train stations including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Blackpool North.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Blackpool?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Blackpool most often arrive at Blackpool North and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Edinburgh to Blackpool?
If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool, you can rely on Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express to get you to Blackpool. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Blackpool journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Blackpool from Edinburgh a day?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Blackpool is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Edinburgh to Blackpool? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Edinburgh at 05: 12. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 10: 52. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Edinburgh to Blackpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book Edinburgh Blackpool train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book Edinburgh to Blackpool train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £49. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Edinburgh and Blackpool. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN