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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Preston

£63 - £268

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station M11

£25 - £39

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Night train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Haymarket to Preston

£78 - £267

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes 201 miles

£30 - £45

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

£69 - £237

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston

£49 - £215

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Preston

£75 - £274

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes by tram and train

The journey time between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Lytham St Annes is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 211 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 38m. Operated by Edinburgh Trams, TransPennine Express Service, Avanti West Coast and others, the Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes service departs from Edinburgh Airport and arrives in Ansdell & Fairhaven. Typically 59 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 43m
Fastest journey time:
3h 38m
Services per week:
59
Cheapest price:
£63
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:18
Last service departs at:
22:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes tram and train schedules

Tram services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Edinburgh Airport (EDI) → Lytham St Annes
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Ansdell, Fylde Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport and arriving at Ansdell & Fairhaven via Haymarket and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 54m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Lytham St Annes is 154 miles. The road distance is 201 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes without a car is to train which takes 4h 54m and costs £60 - £270.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, depart from Haymarket station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes is to train which takes 4h 54m and costs £60 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 6h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes.
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  • Distance: 154 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Lytham St Annes, England?

TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Haymarket to Preston every 4 hours. Tickets cost £55 - £90 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Avanti West Coast also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes via Buchanan Bus Station and Preston City Centre, Bus Station in around 6h 52m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£27 - £120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £40
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Birmingham International to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Preston City Centre, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Preston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Lytham St Annes.

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Loganair, Brussels Airlines, Air France and six other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport.

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