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

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transpennine Express
06:12AM3h32
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:44AMManchester Airport (MIA)
$771One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:11AM3h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:44PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$861One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26
Transpennine Express
10:11AM3h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:44PMManchester Airport (MIA)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
06:12AM3h32
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:44AMManchester Airport (MIA)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Fastest Journey

3 h 32 m

Average

3 h 32 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

294 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) for Manchester Airport (MIA) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
06:12AM3h32
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:44AMManchester Airport (MIA)
$771One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:11AM3h33
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:44PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$861One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or East Coast

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) cover the 182 miles (293 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or East Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $32 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $72 (€63). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Manchester Airport.

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) can start from as little as $32 (€28) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) is $72 (€63); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) and Manchester Airport (MIA) is on average 3 h 31 min   for the 182 mile (293 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester Airport (MIA) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) leaves at 5: 12 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) leaves at 8: 11 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or East Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 11 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Airport, located 9.4 miles (15.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester Airport (MIA) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) by train is September.
You have options as you can travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Airport (MIA) 2 different ways: 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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