Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) bus

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

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
National Express
23:598h06
Manchester, Coach Station
08:05Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£351One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
15:105h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
20:35Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£381One-way
0 changes
Megabus
14:256h10
Manchester, Airport
20:35Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£441One-way
0 changes
Megabus
03:505h53
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:43Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£611One-way
1 change
Megabus
03:505h33
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£611One-way
1 change

Bus timetableManchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
Megabus
03:106h13
Manchester, Airport
09:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Megabus
03:106h33
Manchester, Airport
09:43Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Megabus
03:505h53
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:43Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Megabus
03:505h33
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Megabus
13:305h53
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Megabus
14:256h10
Manchester, Airport
20:35Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Megabus
15:105h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
20:35Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
National Express
23:598h06
Manchester, Coach Station
08:05Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change

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Bus times from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

5 h 25 m

Average

6 h 13 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

282 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
15:105h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
20:35Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£381One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
03:505h33
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£611One-way
1 change
Megabus
03:505h53
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:43Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£611One-way
1 change
Megabus
13:305h53
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£611One-way
1 change
Megabus
14:256h10
Manchester, Airport
20:35Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£441One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance174 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£37 (€41)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, TransPennine Express or FlixBus

Coaches from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 174 miles long route taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, TransPennine Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £37, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and TransPennine Express Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

You can travel by coach to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with National Express, Megabus and TransPennine Express for as low as £11. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Coach information from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 13 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £48
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is £37; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is on average 5 h 25 min   for the 174 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 10: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 23: 00.
There are 2 coaches a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) which require at least one change with National Express, Megabus, TransPennine Express or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the journey from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) you can take a coach with National Express, Megabus, TransPennine Express or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by coach is March.
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, coach or flight.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (766 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
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
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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