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from Manchester to Inverness

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

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Sun
Sep 19
$167London North Eastern Railway
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Mon
Sep 20
$167First Transpennine Express
$355Loganair
Tue
Sep 21
$166Scotrail
$183Loganair
Thu
Sep 23
$167Scotrail
$184Loganair
Fri
Sep 24
$167Scotrail
$207Loganair
Sat
Sep 25
$167Scotrail
$236Loganair
Sun
Sep 26
$167London North Eastern Railway
$236Loganair
Mon
Sep 27
$166First Transpennine Express
$146Loganair
Wed
Sep 29
$166Scotrail
$183Loganair
Fri
Oct 1
$168Scotrail
$148Loganair
Sat
Oct 2
$167Scotrail
$266Loganair
Sun
Oct 3
$166Scotrail
$146Loganair
Wed
Oct 6
$167Scotrail
$206Loganair
Fri
Oct 8
$167Scotrail
$147Loganair

Travel Information between Manchester and Inverness

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$168 - $290
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $168 (€134) • 6 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $290 (€232) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLoganair or Scotrail

Take a flight or train to travel 286 miles (461 km) between Manchester and Inverness. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $168 (€134). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Loganair or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Manchester to Inverness.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Inverness
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
How do I travel from Manchester to Inverness?

There are 2 ways to travel from Manchester to Inverness including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Inverness?

The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Inverness is by taking a train with an average price of $168 (€134).

This is compared to other travel options to Inverness:

A train is $122 (€98) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Inverness costing on average $290 (€232).

What is the fastest way from Manchester to Inverness?

The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Inverness is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Inverness by train can take on average 6 h 28 min.

How many miles from Manchester to Inverness would I travel?

Inverness is approximately 286 miles (461 km) away from Manchester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to Inverness?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Inverness is:

  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to Inverness as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Inverness?

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

  • Flights from Manchester to Inverness most often leave from Manchester Airport and arrive in Inverness Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Inverness.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Inverness?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Inverness, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Loganair can take you to Inverness by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Loganair from Manchester to Inverness for $290 (€232).
  • Scotrail can take you to Inverness by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Scotrail from Manchester to Inverness for $168 (€134).
Can I find a direct route from Manchester to Inverness?

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

  • You can find 4 direct trains per day to Inverness 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 route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Inverness?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Inverness often also extend their vacation to go to Edinburgh, London or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Inverness and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Manchester to Inverness online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Manchester to Inverness, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $290 (€232) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $168 (€134) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Inverness tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Inverness
Manchester (Coach Station)
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.