There are 8 ways to get from Elgin to Blackpool by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Preston

$126 - $307

Cheapest option

Night train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Preston

$63 - $109

6 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) M11

$75 - $122

Night train, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from Elgin to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Preston

$146 - $288

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Elgin to Blackpool 371 miles

$75 - $120

Line 10 bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$95 - $276

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$87 - $208

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) ABZ - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$136 - $391

What companies run services between Elgin, Scotland and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Elgin to Blackpool via Aberdeen, Haymarket, and Preston in around 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elgin to Blackpool via Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter), Inverness, Marks and Spencer, Inverness, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, and Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) in around 11 h 53 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Elgin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Night train from Elgin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $75
Train from Elgin to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $26
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Edinburgh to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $190
Train from Edinburgh to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Preston
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$212
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach UK

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Elgin to Blackpool?

The distance between Elgin and Blackpool is 427 km. The road distance is 594 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Elgin to Blackpool?

The cheapest way to get from Elgin to Blackpool is to night train which costs £45 - £80 and takes 10 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Elgin to Blackpool?

The quickest way to get from Elgin to Blackpool is to line 10 bus and fly and train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs £65 - £200.

Is there a direct train between Elgin and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct train from Elgin to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Elgin and arriving at Blackpool North via Aberdeen, Haymarket and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

Is there a direct bus between Elgin and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct bus from Elgin to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Elgin, Bus Station and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road via Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter), Inverness, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station and Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Elgin to Blackpool?

It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Elgin to Blackpool, including transfers.