|Distance||147 miles (237 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£51 (€59)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool cover the 147 miles (237 km) long route 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Blackpool North.
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.
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.
Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Blackpool you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Blackpool include Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arriving in Blackpool North.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0.4 miles (559 m) away from the city centre.
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