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Travel Tips: Travel from Blackpool to Edinburgh

Travel 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

How do you get from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways to get from Blackpool to Edinburgh: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Edinburgh from Blackpool?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Blackpool to Edinburgh, which costs on average £32.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A coach is £34 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Blackpool to Edinburgh costing on average £66.

What is the fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Blackpool?

The fastest way from Blackpool to Edinburgh is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh from Blackpool can usually take longer:

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What is the distance from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

The distance from Blackpool to Edinburgh is approximately 147 miles (237 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Edinburgh is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Blackpool to Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Blackpool to Edinburgh:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Blackpool to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers board their train from Blackpool North and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel operators can get me from Blackpool to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Blackpool to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Blackpool to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £32.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for First Transpennine Express Blackpool to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £66.

Can I find a direct route between Blackpool and Edinburgh?

Yes, there are direct services available between Blackpool and Edinburgh with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 12 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Blackpool and Edinburgh.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Edinburgh from Blackpool ends?

Your journey from Blackpool to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Blackpool to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Blackpool to Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Blackpool to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £32 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £66 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Blackpool to Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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