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Edinburgh to Blackburn by train
Fastest journey2hr 56m
Trains per day31
Avg. journey time3hr 58m
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.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Blackburn?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Blackburn usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Blackburn every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. 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.
3. 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 22:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 23:15.
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:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- 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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