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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Cross Country
09:09AM4h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
10:57AM4h21
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
03:18PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
09:57AM4h23
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
02:20PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Cross Country
10:14AM4h45
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
02:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:26AM4h33
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21
Cross Country
08:26AM4h33
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:09AM4h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
09:57AM4h23
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
02:20PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
Cross Country
10:14AM4h45
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
02:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
10:57AM4h21
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
03:18PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

4 h 21 m

Average

4 h 34 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

282 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) without transferring at least once.

Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
10:57AM4h21
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
03:18PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
09:57AM4h23
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
02:20PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:26AM4h33
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
10:14AM4h45
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
02:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:09AM4h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1031One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 174 miles (281 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 16 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $81 (€70), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $48 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) trains

Travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from $48 (€41) with Omio’s train partners TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train information from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: $101

FAQs: Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as $48 (€41) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is $81 (€70); 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train time is 3 h 16 min   covering the 174 mile (281 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 5: 22 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 8: 22 PM.
There are 10 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) you can take a train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) 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 Piccadilly (MAN) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) including taking a train, bus or flight.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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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