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

Showing times and prices for Jul 14

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
12:20PM4h00
Manchester Airport (MIA)
04:20PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$531One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
11:20AM4h19
Manchester Airport (MIA)
03:39PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$541One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
04:30PM3h54
Manchester Airport (MIA)
08:24PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$711One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:33AM3h49
Manchester Airport (MIA)
02:22PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$721One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
01:00PM4h42
Manchester Airport (MIA)
05:42PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$841One-way
0 transfers

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

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, July 14
Transpennine Express
11:20AM4h19
Manchester Airport (MIA)
03:39PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
01:00PM4h42
Manchester Airport (MIA)
05:42PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
04:30PM3h54
Manchester Airport (MIA)
08:24PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
12:20PM4h00
Manchester Airport (MIA)
04:20PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:33AM3h49
Manchester Airport (MIA)
02:22PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers

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

Showing times and prices for Jul 14

Fastest Journey

3 h 49 m

Average

4 h 8 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

294 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester Airport (MIA) for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
10:33AM3h49
Manchester Airport (MIA)
02:22PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$721One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
04:30PM3h54
Manchester Airport (MIA)
08:24PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$711One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
12:20PM4h00
Manchester Airport (MIA)
04:20PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$531One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
11:20AM4h19
Manchester Airport (MIA)
03:39PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$541One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
01:00PM4h42
Manchester Airport (MIA)
05:42PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$841One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$71 (€61)
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 Waverley (EDB) 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $32 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $71 (€61). 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 Waverley (EDB) trains

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

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 49 min
  • Cheapest Price: $53

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as $32 (€28) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is $71 (€61); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train time is 3 h 28 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 train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 4: 56 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 7: 04 PM.
There are 7 trains a day from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 Waverley (EDB) 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 from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 04 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.

A trip to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Manchester Airport (MIA) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 28 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by train is October.
You have options as you can travel to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Manchester Airport (MIA) 3 different ways: 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

Trains arriving to 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.

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