How to travel from Manchester to Inverness

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Travel Information from Manchester to Inverness

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$28 - $104
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€25) • 8 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $104 (€91) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, Azul or ScotRail

Travel 286 miles (461 km) by bus, train or flight from Manchester to Inverness. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus, Azul or ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Manchester to Inverness.

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from Manchester to Inverness

How to get from Manchester to Inverness by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Manchester to Inverness is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
01:30PM9h04
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
10:34PMInverness, Bus Station
$711One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
01:30PM9h04
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
10:34PMInverness, Bus Station
$711One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Scotrail
06:25AM7h50
Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
02:15PMInverness station (INV)
$1791One-way
3 transfers
Other options
Scotrail
06:30AM8h59
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
03:29PMInverness station (INV)
$1541One-way
3 transfers
Scotrail
05:38AM8h37
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
02:15PMInverness station (INV)
$1541One-way
2 transfers
Scotrail
06:36AM10h30
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
05:06PMInverness station (INV)
$1541One-way
2 transfers
Megabus
12:50PM9h44
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
10:34PMInverness, Bus Station
$711One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
12:05PM10h29
Manchester, Airport
10:34PMInverness, Bus Station
$971One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
03:50AM8h43
Manchester
12:33PMInverness, Bus Station
$1111One-way
1 transfer

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ScotRail, easyJet and British Airways will get you from Manchester to Inverness at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

      FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Inverness

      FAQs: Travel 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

      There are 3 options to travel to Inverness from Manchester including taking a bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Inverness is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $28 (€25) compared to other travel options to Inverness:

      Taking a bus costs $76 (€66) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $104 (€91) for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs $54 (€47) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $82 (€72).

      The fastest way from Manchester to Inverness is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Inverness that take longer:

      Bus takes 8 h 43 min on average.

      Train takes 7 h 3 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 286 miles (461 km) between Manchester and Inverness.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Inverness is:

      • 2 buses per day.
      • 4 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Manchester and Inverness as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Inverness:

      • Buses most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Inverness at Inverness, Bus Station.
      • Flights most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Airport and arrive in Inverness at Inverness Airport.
      • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Inverness.

      The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Inverness:

      • Travel with Megabus or FlixBus to go to Inverness by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Manchester to Inverness tickets on Omio for $28 (€25).
      • Azul, easyJet or British Airways can take you to Inverness by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Azul from Manchester to Inverness for $104 (€91).
      • ScotRail, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express can take you to Inverness by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for East Coast from Manchester to Inverness for $82 (€72).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Inverness with the following travel companies:

      • You can book a direct bus with.
      • You can take a direct flight with Azul.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Inverness tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

      Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Inverness? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Inverness usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London, Glasgow, Fort William or Aberdeen. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, London, Glasgow, Fort William or Aberdeen from Inverness, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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