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Journey details

Best price 11.50£
Journey duration 3 h 50 min
Connections per day 154
First departure: 00:38
Last departure: 23:50
Distance 282km

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Which rail companies offer connections by train from Manchester to Edinburgh?

Virail cooperates with more than 200 partners in Europe and in the rest of the world, among which also Nationalrail serving the train route Manchester - Edinburgh.

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 train tickets from Manchester to Edinburgh?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from Manchester to Edinburgh for 11,50 £. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to Edinburgh cost on average 260,75 £.

Ticket price Manchester - Edinburgh every day

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38 £ More 43 £35 £ More More 33 £
17 £ More 18 £17 £ More More 16 £

Trains from Manchester to Edinburgh


Since the journey between Manchester and Edinburgh is relatively short, you can consider carpooling or bus as alternative ways of transport with cheapest prices and similar duration.

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

You can take the train to Edinburgh at Manchester Victoria [ MCV ] or Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ], which arrives at Edinburgh [ EDB ].

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

With the fastest connections you will be in Edinburgh in 3 hours and 30 minutes, but on average it takes 3 hours and 51 minutes. The first train headed to Edinburgh is at 06:04, while the last one leaves Manchester at 14:04.

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