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Cheap train tickets and times from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for May 28

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 33 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

294 km

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to start from $33 with an average ticket price of $59.

The fastest train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to takes 3h 33m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 58m and covers a distance of 294 km.

4 trains that leave Manchester Airport (MIA) for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Transpennine Express
08:04AM3h33
Manchester Airport (MIA)
11:37AMEdinburgh
$331One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:04AM4h28
Manchester Airport (MIA)
01:32PMEdinburgh
$521One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:29AM4h03
Manchester Airport (MIA)
01:32PMEdinburgh
$661One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:29AM3h50
Manchester Airport (MIA)
12:19PMEdinburgh
$841One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh cover the 182 miles (293 km) long route taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $73 (€63), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh trains

Buy your official TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast train tickets to Edinburgh from Manchester Airport (MIA) from $32 (€28) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains between Manchester Airport (MIA) and Edinburgh. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

Northern Rail (3) from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 49 min
  • Cheapest Price: $253
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh 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 Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh.
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh can start from as little as $32 (€28) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh is $73 (€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 to Edinburgh from Manchester Airport (MIA) is on average 3 h 28 min   for the 182 mile (293 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester Airport (MIA) and Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh leaves at 8: 04 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh leaves at 6: 29 PM.
There are 7 trains a day from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Edinburgh from Manchester Airport (MIA) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 29 PM.

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

The cheapest month for a train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh including taking a train, bus or flight.

Trains departing from 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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