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Journey details

Best price 10.65£
Journey duration 3 h 52 min
Connections per day 116
First departure: 05:40
Last departure: 23:45
Distance 282km

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With virail you can compare prices of trains from Edinburgh to Manchester in a blink of an eye. What you need is only to choose the date you plan to leave and, if you want, sort and filter the results by price and time. To book your perfect journey, virail will redirect you straight to the provider's website, for an extremely safe purchase.

Which companies serve the route from Edinburgh to Manchester?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Edinburgh to Manchester offered by Nationalrail.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much are the low cost train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester from 11,90 €. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 69,70 €.

Ticket price Edinburgh - Manchester every day

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Trains from Edinburgh to Manchester


Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.

For short distances like between Edinburgh and Manchester, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Edinburgh to Manchester?

The trains to Manchester leave Edinburgh from Edinburgh [ EDB ] and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ], Manchester Victoria [ MCV ] or Manchester Airport [ MIA ].

What time do the trains to Manchester leave and how long is the journey?

The first train to Manchester leaves at 05:07, whereas the last one at 20:07. On average, the journey lasts 3 hours and 41 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Manchester in 3 hours and 12 minutes.

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