Manchester to Inverness train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Cheapest

54

Average

97

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.

London North Eastern Railway
09:45AMManchester9h22 07:07PMInverness
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541One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:50AMManchester9h17 07:07PMInverness
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611One-way
London North Eastern Railway
10:50AMManchester8h17 07:07PMInverness
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721One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:55AMManchester9h12 07:07PMInverness
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731One-way
Scotrail
08:37AMManchester7h26 04:03PMInverness
0 transfers
1381One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Inverness

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29
Scotrail
08:37AMManchester7h26 04:03PMInverness
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Scotrail
09:30AMManchester6h24 03:54PMInverness
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London North Eastern Railway
09:45AMManchester9h22 07:07PMInverness
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London North Eastern Railway
09:50AMManchester9h17 07:07PMInverness
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London North Eastern Railway
09:55AMManchester9h12 07:07PMInverness
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London North Eastern Railway
10:50AMManchester8h17 07:07PMInverness
0 transfers
Scotrail
01:30PMManchester6h54 08:24PMInverness
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Fastest Journey

6 h 24 m

Average

8 h 7 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

462 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Manchester for Inverness every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Scotrail
09:30AMManchester6h24 03:54PMInverness
0 transfers
1431One-way
Scotrail
01:30PMManchester6h54 08:24PMInverness
0 transfers
1411One-way
Scotrail
08:37AMManchester7h26 04:03PMInverness
0 transfers
1381One-way
London North Eastern Railway
10:50AMManchester8h17 07:07PMInverness
0 transfers
721One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:55AMManchester9h12 07:07PMInverness
0 transfers
731One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Inverness

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$58 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper, Scotrail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester to Inverness cover the 286 miles (461 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 30 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper, Scotrail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $54 (€48), but the average price of train tickets is $58 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Inverness.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 and ScotRail from Manchester to Inverness trains

For as little as $53 (€48) you can travel by train between Manchester and Inverness with First TransPennine Express 3 and ScotRail. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

First TransPennine Express 3
ScotRail

Find cheap tickets for First TransPennine Express 3 trains to Inverness from Manchester on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Manchester to Inverness train schedule from First TransPennine Express 3, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 286 miles (461 km) journey between Manchester and Inverness, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Inverness from Manchester in the Omio app, you can check to see if the First TransPennine Express 3 trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the First TransPennine Express 3 train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Inverness from Manchester and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Inverness from Manchester with First TransPennine Express 3!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester to Inverness train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 35 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 10 a day

Looking to travel by train to Inverness from Manchester? Omio can help you find that perfect route with ScotRail. Check Omio to see current ScotRail train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Manchester to Inverness train and book ScotRail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Manchester to Inverness, you can expect to travel 286 miles (461 km) one-way with ScotRail. If you search for trains from Manchester to Inverness in the Omio app, you can check if the ScotRail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with ScotRail, we do the work for you to get you safely to Inverness from Manchester. Book that perfect Manchester to Inverness train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with ScotRail!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Inverness

    Travel by train to Inverness 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 to Inverness.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Manchester and Inverness for the next 7 days starting from $53 (€48)  one way.
    The train price to Inverness from Manchester is on average $58 (€52)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    The distance between Manchester and Inverness by train is approximately 286 miles (461 km).
    The Manchester to Inverness train duration is on average 7 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 286 miles (461 km) to Inverness from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Inverness.

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Inverness most often arrive at Inverness and need to travel around 0.1 miles (54 m) from this train station to the city center.

    For the route from Manchester to Inverness you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper, Scotrail or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Manchester to Inverness on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    The average number of trains departing Manchester for Inverness is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first Manchester to Inverness train departs at 7: 06 AM   and the last train from Manchester to Inverness leaves at 10: 36 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Manchester to Inverness 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 companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Inverness from Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $58 (€52) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Inverness a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Manchester
    Inverness
    The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey to Inverness from Manchester.
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
    Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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    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.
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    Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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    Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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