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from Edinburgh to Blackpool

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

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Sat
27 Nov
£37Avanti West Coast
£53National Express
Sun
28 Nov
£44Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Mon
29 Nov
£37Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Fri
3 Dec
£43Avanti West Coast
£33National Express
Sat
4 Dec
£37Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Sun
5 Dec
£44Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Mon
6 Dec
£37Avanti West Coast
£25National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£66First Transpennine Express
£14National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£67First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£44Avanti West Coast
£29National Express

Travel Information from Edinburgh to Blackpool

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast

Travel 147 miles (237 km) by train from Edinburgh to Blackpool. Avanti West Coast is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Blackpool.

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Travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool
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FAQs
What are my Edinburgh to Blackpool travel options?

Your travel option from Edinburgh to Blackpool includes taking a train.

What is the quickest way from Edinburgh to Blackpool?

A flight is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Blackpool with an average travel time for this route around 1 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Blackpool?

You should expect to travel around 147 miles (237 km) from Edinburgh to Blackpool.

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Blackpool is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Edinburgh and Blackpool as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Edinburgh? Where do I arrive in Blackpool?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Edinburgh to Blackpool depart from Edinburgh Waverley to Blackpool North.
Which travel companies can get me from Edinburgh to Blackpool?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Edinburgh and Blackpool:

  • You can travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £43 with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Blackpool.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Edinburgh to Blackpool ends?
Your journey from Edinburgh to Blackpool doesn't have to end in Blackpool. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, London or Glasgow. If you’d like to add Manchester, London or Glasgow to your Edinburgh to Blackpool trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Blackpool today!
How early should I buy tickets between Edinburgh and Blackpool online for the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets are costing on average £43 one way.

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