Manchester Airport to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Cheapest

39

Average

48

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.

Transpennine Express
09:10AMManchester Airport3h16 12:26PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
391One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:28AMManchester Airport3h50 01:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
581One-way

Train schedule from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh

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Transpennine Express
09:10AMManchester Airport3h16 12:26PMEdinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
09:28AMManchester Airport3h50 01:18PMEdinburgh
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Fastest train times from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Fastest Journey

3 h 16 m

Average

3 h 33 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

294 km

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

Transpennine Express
09:10AMManchester Airport3h16 12:26PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
391One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:28AMManchester Airport3h50 01:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
581One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€88)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh cover the 182 miles (293 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 26 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $36 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $96 (€88).

Train companies: CrossCountry and First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh trains

Travel from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh from $36 (€33) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and First TransPennine Express 3! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

CrossCountry
First TransPennine Express 3

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Edinburgh from Manchester Airport you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains to Edinburgh from Manchester Airport? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 182 miles (293 km) journey from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Manchester Airport to Edinburgh routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Edinburgh from Manchester Airport, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Manchester Airport - Edinburgh train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    It’s easy to book your First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh online with Omio! Simply check the current First TransPennine Express 3 train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets online. Prices for First TransPennine Express 3 trains between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh start at $114 (€105) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 182 miles (293 km). If you search for First TransPennine Express 3 trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Manchester Airport to Edinburgh First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh

    Travel by train 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 to Edinburgh.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from $36 (€33)  one way.
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester Airport to Edinburgh train price to come in at an average of $96 (€88)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Manchester Airport by train to be approximately 182 miles (293 km).
    On average the Manchester Airport to Edinburgh train time is 3 h 26 min  covering the 182 miles (293 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    When taking a train from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh, you can count on London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    The first Manchester Airport to Edinburgh train departs at 7: 10 AM   and the last train from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh leaves at 6: 10 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $96 (€88) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

    Trains arriving to Edinburgh

    Distance from Edinburgh to city center
    Distance from Edinburgh to city center
    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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