Travel options
from Edinburgh to Blackpool

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

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Place to stay

Need a place to stay in Blackpool?

view on map

Top pick hotels

View more

Entire homes & apartments

View more

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View all

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
21 May
£15Transpennine Express
£26National Express
Find prices
Sun
22 May
£58Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
£131Loganair
Mon
23 May
£37First Transpennine Express
£25National Express
Find prices
Tue
24 May
£58Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Find prices
Wed
25 May
£37Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
£143Loganair
Thu
26 May
£17Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Find prices
Fri
27 May
£38Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
£160Loganair

Travel Information from Edinburgh to Blackpool

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £87
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £40 • 2 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £40 • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 147 miles (237 km) by flight or train between Edinburgh and Blackpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Blackpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Blackpool

Travel 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 do I travel between Edinburgh and Blackpool?

There are 2 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Blackpool including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Edinburgh to Blackpool?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Blackpool. Tickets for a train cost on average £40.

This is compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

A train is £47 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Blackpool costing on average £87.

What is the fastest way to Blackpool from Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel to Blackpool from Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 2 h 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

How far is Blackpool from Edinburgh?

Blackpool is approximately 147 miles (237 km) away from Edinburgh.

How many services a day are there between Edinburgh and 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 from Edinburgh to Blackpool as scheduled services by flight or 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 help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Blackpool?

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

  • British Airways can get you to Blackpool by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Edinburgh to Blackpool for £87 on Omio.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Blackpool by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Blackpool for £40 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Blackpool from Edinburgh?

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!

When should I book a ticket between Edinburgh and Blackpool online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £87 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £40 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.