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

Fri, 19 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Transpennine Express
20:113h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
23:25Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£531One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:523h23
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
20:15Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£581One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
14:523h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
18:45Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£581One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:523h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:45Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£581One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
18:523h23
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
22:15Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£581One-way
1 change

Train timetableEdinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Transpennine Express
08:123h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:304h19
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:49Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:523h34
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
12:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
10:113h15
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:523h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:45Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:523h49
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:41Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
12:123h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
12:304h19
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:49Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:523h34
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
14:123h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:523h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
18:45Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
14:523h49
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
18:41Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
16:113h15
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
19:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:523h23
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
20:15Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
18:123h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
21:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
18:523h23
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
22:15Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change
Transpennine Express
20:113h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
23:25Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
21:006h29
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 change

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

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 14 m

Average

3 h 43 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

282 km

Of the 18 trains that leave Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
12:123h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£671One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Transpennine Express
18:123h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
21:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£671One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Transpennine Express
20:113h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
23:25Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£531One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Transpennine Express
14:123h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£671One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:123h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£601One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance174 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Bus

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 174 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 14 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Bus. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £23, but the average price of train tickets is £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

Buy your official TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast train tickets between Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from £39 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

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

  • Average Duration: 3 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: £54
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 6 a day

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £23 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £53; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is 3 h 14 min   to travel the 174 mile long route, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 06: 12. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 21: 00.
There are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Bus. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 00.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train is September.
You have options as you can travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from 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.

Trains arriving to 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.

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