Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 10 m

Average

5 h 30 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

294 km

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) start from $21 with an average ticket price of $35.

The fastest bus from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) takes 5h 10m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 30m and covers a distance of 294 km.

3 buses leave Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) for Manchester Airport (MIA) every day with 3 travelling directly.

Megabus
08:30PM5h10
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:40AMManchester Airport (MIA)
$211One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
07:00AM5h40
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:40PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$431One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
08:00PM5h40
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:40AMManchester Airport (MIA)
$431One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$28 (€24)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesMegabus, FlixBus, National Express or TransPennine Express

Buses from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) cover the 182 miles (293 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like Megabus, FlixBus, National Express or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $28 (€24), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $16 (€14).

Bus providers: Megabus, FlixBus and National Express from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

You can travel by bus from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) with Megabus, FlixBus and National Express for as low as $16 (€14). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) - Manchester Airport (MIA) bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

National Express from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) bus information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $74
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

FAQs: Take the bus from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA).
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) can start from as little as $16 (€14) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) is $28 (€24); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) bus time is 5 h 10 min   covering the 182 mile (293 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) leaves at 8: 30 PM.
There are 3 buses a day from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) which require at least one change with Megabus, FlixBus, National Express or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
When taking a bus from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA), you can count on Megabus, FlixBus, National Express or TransPennine Express for the best way to get you to Manchester Airport (MIA). You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) by bus is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) and Manchester Airport (MIA) including taking a train or bus.

Trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

Trains arriving to Manchester Airport

Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
9.4 miles (15.1 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 107 2149 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: re Step free access is provided from the Ground Transport Interchange to all platforms via lifts or ramps. This station is staffed for all services. This station is Category A. Station staff can provide assistance from Meeting Point 1 (adjacent to the Station Booking Office) and throughout the railway station, and with boarding and alighting the train. Customers requiring assistance should make themselves known to station staff no less than 20 minutes prior to the departure time of their train. Customers requiring assistance to access other services or to connect with terminals should request this from their airline or Manchester Airport Group. Assistance can be requested in advance by contacting the TransPennine Express Assisted Travel Team on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay). Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible public telephones: In the station cafe on platforms 2 and 3 | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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