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EDI — MAN
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3

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Transpennine Express
With transfers
3h 10m
Transpennine Express
Transpennine Express
With transfers
3h 09m
Transpennine Express
Transpennine Express
With transfers
3h 10m
Transpennine Express
Transpennine Express
With transfers
3h 10m
Transpennine Express
Multiple carriers
With transfers
4h 13m
Multiple carriers
Multiple carriers
With transfers
4h 13m
Multiple carriers

Edinburgh to Manchester train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Edinburgh to Manchester

RETURN FROM

£185

ONE-WAY FROM

£27

AVG TRAVEL TIME

3h 14m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Transpennine Express, LNER, AccesRail
The best return train deal from Edinburgh to Manchester found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £185
The best one-way train deal from Edinburgh to Manchester found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £27
Average time it takes to travel by train from Edinburgh to Manchester
There are 3 train companies servicing this route: Transpennine Express, LNER, AccesRail

Edinburgh Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Edinburgh
Edinburgh Inverkeithing FerrytollEdinburgh, 56.022484, -3.406306
Edinburgh York PlaceEdinburgh, 55.9565, -3.18866
Edinburgh West EndEdinburgh, 55.9484, -3.21196
Edinburgh HaymarketEdinburgh, 55.94545, -3.217964
Edinburgh BalgreenEdinburgh, 55.9381, -3.25221
Edinburgh Burntisland AberdourEdinburgh, 56.054625, -3.300974

Manchester Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Manchester
Manchester Stockton-on-TeesManchester, 54.569862, -1.318083
Manchester CliftonManchester, 53.522491, -2.31474
Manchester RadcliffeManchester, 53.562197, -2.321509
Dukinfield Fairfield, ManchesterManchester, 53.471195, -2.143135
Manchester Peel HallManchester, 53.373714, -2.250418
Manchester Sale Water Park MetrolinkManchester, 53.427776, -2.290176

Book return train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester

Below are the quickest and cheapest return train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Transpennine Express
13 Mar
08:12Edinburgh Bus Station
3h 10m
11:22Manchester Oxford Road
15 Mar
06:25Manchester Oxford Road
3h 13m
09:38Edinburgh Bus Station
AccesRail
6 Mar
08:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 14m
2 stops
11:26Manchester Piccadilly
6 Mar
18:21Manchester Piccadilly
3h 17m
2 stops
21:38Edinburgh Waverley
AccesRail
7 Mar
12:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 14m
2 stops
15:26Manchester Piccadilly
10 Mar
10:26Manchester Piccadilly
3h 17m
2 stops
13:43Edinburgh Waverley
AccesRail
6 Mar
12:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 14m
2 stops
15:26Manchester Piccadilly
7 Mar
20:22Manchester Piccadilly
3h 19m
2 stops
23:41Edinburgh Waverley
AccesRail
6 Mar
06:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 14m
2 stops
09:26Manchester Piccadilly
7 Mar
16:21Manchester Piccadilly
3h 17m
2 stops
19:38Edinburgh Waverley
AccesRail
30 Mar
16:11Edinburgh Waverley
3h 15m
2 stops
19:26Manchester Piccadilly
6 Apr
08:21Manchester Piccadilly
3h 16m
2 stops
11:37Edinburgh Waverley

Book one-way train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Transpennine Express
26 Mar
06:12Edinburgh Bus Station
3h 10m
09:22Manchester Oxford Road
Transpennine Express
13 Apr
06:13Edinburgh Waverley
3h 09m
09:22Manchester Oxford Road
Transpennine Express
23 May
06:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 10m
09:22Manchester Oxford Road
Transpennine Express
22 May
08:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 10m
11:22Manchester Oxford Road
Multiple carriers
22 May
07:00Edinburgh Waverley
4h 13m
1 stop
11:13Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Multiple carriers
23 May
07:00Edinburgh Waverley
4h 13m
1 stop
11:13Manchester Shudehill Interchange

Choose the best way to get from Edinburgh to Manchester

Buses

5h 20m
£10 one-way£20 return
Direct · from £201 stop · from £24

Distance to city centre

GB31412590.3 mi
28lb CO2

90% less than flights

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Edinburgh to Manchester Buses

Trains

3h 09m
£21 one-way£146 return
Direct · from £1461 stop · from £88

Distance to city centre

MC30.5 mi
QQM0.3 mi
44lb CO2

84% less than flights

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Edinburgh to Manchester Trains

Flights

2h 35m
£47 one-way£104 return
1 stop · from £88

Distance to city centre

MAN8.9 mi

FAQs for booking trains from Edinburgh to Manchester

How much does a train ticket from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester cost?

You can purchase a ticket from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester within the week and expect to pay £27 or more one-way. The cost of your ticket may vary depending on when you book, so we recommend you plan early. £111 is what you can expect to pay for a train ride from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester one-way.

How long is the train ride from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester?

Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 3h 14m train from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester. Consider Transpennine Express for the quickest available option to your destination.

When should I purchase the train tickets from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester?

The cost of booking a train from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester is around £111 one-way. You can expect the price to be consistent throughout the next 3 months.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester?

There are many trains travelling between Edinburgh Turnhouse and Manchester which are Transpennine Express, LNER, and AccesRail. The cheapest Transpennine Express is what we have recently available with prices starting at £185 for a return ticket.

How far is Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester by train?

A train from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester will travel much more than the 174.8 mi distance between them. The actual distance depends on the route taken, and stops along the way. In terms of time, a normal route is around 3h 14m.

What is the carbon footprint of a train from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester?

Carbon emissions when taking the train out of Edinburgh Turnhouse to Manchester are around 43lb. A flight for this same journey would have a footprint of about 273lb. This journey by bus would lower emissions to around 27lb.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Manchester?

Expect a bus to be one of the cheapest options available to you for travel. Currently, a bus has deals available from £20. While they may not be the most cost-effective options currently available a flight from Edinburgh to Manchester or a train from Edinburgh to Manchester can also be options worth looking into if other factors outside of cost are a higher priority.


AccesRail trains from Edinburgh to Manchester

Our best AccesRail deals on Edinburgh to Manchester train tickets
AccesRail
6 Mar
ZXE08:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 14m
2 stops
QQM11:26Manchester Piccadilly
6 Mar
QQM18:21Manchester Piccadilly
3h 17m
2 stops
ZXE21:38Edinburgh Waverley
AccesRail
7 Mar
ZXE12:12Edinburgh Waverley
3h 14m
2 stops
QQM15:26Manchester Piccadilly
10 Mar
QQM10:26Manchester Piccadilly
3h 17m
2 stops
ZXE13:43Edinburgh Waverley
AccesRail
6 Mar
ZXE16:11Edinburgh Waverley
3h 33m
3 stops
MAN19:44Manchester
7 Mar
MAN16:04Manchester
3h 34m
3 stops
ZXE19:38Edinburgh Waverley

Popular train routes to Manchester

Most frequently searched train routes to Manchester, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to Manchester from London
Fastest travel time2h 06m
Cheapest price£338
Trains to Manchester from Liverpool
Fastest travel time0h 51m
Cheapest price£302
Trains to Manchester from Leeds
Fastest travel time0h 57m
Cheapest price£18
Trains to Manchester from Carlisle
Fastest travel time1h 45m
Cheapest price£27
Trains to Manchester from Birmingham
Fastest travel time1h 26m
Cheapest price£145
Trains to Manchester from Southampton
Fastest travel time4h 08m
Cheapest price£125
Trains to Manchester from Oxford
Fastest travel time2h 44m
Cheapest price£215

Other train routes from Edinburgh

Find and compare cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to other popular destinations on momondo
Trains from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Fastest travel time2h 35m
Cheapest price£319
Trains from Edinburgh to Dundee
Fastest travel time1h 08m
Cheapest price£155
Trains from Edinburgh to London
Fastest travel time4h 20m
Cheapest price£165

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