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from Blackpool to Edinburgh

You can get from Blackpool to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Blackpool to Edinburgh on 19 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:21Blackpool North2h57 12:18Edinburgh Waverley
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£551One-way
Cheapest
09:21Blackpool North2h57 12:18Edinburgh Waverley
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£551One-way
Other options
13:22Blackpool North2h56 16:18Edinburgh Waverley
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£551One-way
15:22Blackpool North2h59 18:21Edinburgh Waverley
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£671One-way
10:28Blackpool North3h01 13:29Edinburgh Waverley
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£671One-way

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Tue
19 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
Wed
20 Oct
£66First Transpennine Express
Thu
21 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
Fri
22 Oct
£67Avanti West Coast
Sat
23 Oct
£67First Transpennine Express
Sun
24 Oct
£66Avanti West Coast
Mon
25 Oct
£67First Transpennine Express
Tue
26 Oct
£36Avanti West Coast
Wed
27 Oct
£50Avanti West Coast
Thu
28 Oct
£43Avanti West Coast
Fri
29 Oct
£43Avanti West Coast
Sat
30 Oct
£22Avanti West Coast
Mon
1 Nov
£66First Transpennine Express
Tue
2 Nov
£16Avanti West Coast
Fri
5 Nov
£43Avanti West Coast
Sat
6 Nov
£66Avanti West Coast

Travel Information from Blackpool to Edinburgh

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £67
fastestFastest modeTrain • £67 • 2 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 147 miles (237 km) from Blackpool to Edinburgh. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Blackpool to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
What are my Blackpool to Edinburgh travel options?

You can travel between Blackpool and Edinburgh 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Blackpool to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £24 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach journey is usually £15 less than a journey to Edinburgh by plane, which costs on average £39 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £42 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £67 from Blackpool to Edinburgh.

What is the fastest way to Edinburgh from Blackpool?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Blackpool is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 56 min.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

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In comparison, going by flight can take 6 h 40 min   on average.

How far is it 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:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When going from Blackpool to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Blackpool and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Blackpool, Topping Street to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Blackpool to Edinburgh depart from Blackpool North to Edinburgh Waverley.
Who 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 to go to Edinburgh by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Blackpool to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £24.
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Blackpool to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £39.
  • 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 £67.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Blackpool to Edinburgh?
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!
How far in advance should I book my Blackpool to Edinburgh ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Blackpool to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £24 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £39 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £67 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Blackpool to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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