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Journey details

Best price 62.58£
Journey duration 3 h 51 min
Connections per day 116
First departure: 05:40
Last departure: 23:45
Distance 282km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Edinburgh to Manchester , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

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 76,50 £. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 102,00 £.

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 Edimburgh 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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