Edinburgh to Blackburn by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:14
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 56m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Blackburn by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Blackburn take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 250 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Blackburn.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Blackburn?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Blackburn usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Blackburn every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Blackburn?

The Edinburgh to Blackburn train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Blackburn train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackburn is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:14 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 00:30.

When to book Edinburgh to Blackburn train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Blackburn by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Blackburn?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Blackburn, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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