Edinburgh to Blackpool by train
Travelling from Edinburgh to Blackpool by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 241 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Blackpool.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Blackpool usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Blackpool 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 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Blackpool?
The Edinburgh to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Blackpool train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:14 and the last train is around 22:15.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 20:15.
What's the Edinburgh to Blackpool train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Blackpool are $15.27.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $15 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $23. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh to Blackpool 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 Blackpool by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Blackpool?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Blackpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- 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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