Edinburgh to Manchester Airport train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Cheapest

59

Average

74

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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06:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h46 10:38PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
591One-way
Cheapest
04:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h41 08:33PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
591One-way
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12:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h41 04:33PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
591One-way
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h43 12:35PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
651One-way
06:58PMEdinburgh Waverley5h13 12:11AMManchester Airport
3 transfers
661One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, August 19
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h43 12:35PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
12:12PMEdinburgh Waverley4h05 04:17PMManchester Airport
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12:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h41 04:33PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
04:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h41 08:33PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
06:11PMEdinburgh Waverley3h52 10:03PMManchester Airport
2 transfers
06:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h46 10:38PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
06:58PMEdinburgh Waverley5h13 12:11AMManchester Airport
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Fastest Journey

3 h 41 m

Average

4 h

Trains per day

7

Distance

294 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h41 08:33PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
591One-way
Fastest
12:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h41 04:33PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
591One-way
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h43 12:35PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
651One-way
06:52PMEdinburgh Waverley3h46 10:38PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
591One-way
06:11PMEdinburgh Waverley3h52 10:03PMManchester Airport
2 transfers
1071One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTranspennine Express, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport cover the 182 miles (293 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $31 (€29), but the average price of train tickets is $61 (€57).

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Train information from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 31 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport

Travel by train to Manchester Airport 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 to Manchester Airport.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Manchester Airport from Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from $31 (€29)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $61 (€57)  for a train ticket between Edinburgh and Manchester Airport.
The Edinburgh to Manchester Airport train distance is approximately 182 miles (293 km).
The Edinburgh to Manchester Airport train duration is on average 3 h 29 min, which is to be expected when traveling 182 miles (293 km) to Manchester Airport from Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
For the route from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport you can take a train with Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Transpennine Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Manchester Airport is 14 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport at 5: 12 AM   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport leaving at 7: 11 PM. Look for the latest Edinburgh to Manchester Airport train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you purchase the Edinburgh to Manchester Airport train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $61 (€57). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Manchester Airport from Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Trains departing from Edinburgh

Distance from Edinburgh to city center
Distance from Edinburgh to city center
0.4 miles (659 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.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 509 (including 16 handicapped spaces) Parking Pricing: Free for the first 40 minutes | £8. 50 up to 3 hours | £12. 00 up to 5 hours | £17. 50 up to 10 hours | £22. 00 up to 24 hours
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.

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