Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
10:134h12
Edinburgh
14:25Manchester Airport (MIA)
£501One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:514h23
Edinburgh
15:14Manchester Airport (MIA)
£551One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Transpennine Express
10:134h12
Edinburgh
14:25Manchester Airport (MIA)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:514h23
Edinburgh
15:14Manchester Airport (MIA)
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

4 h 17 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

294 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Manchester Airport (MIA) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
10:134h12
Edinburgh
14:25Manchester Airport (MIA)
£501One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:514h23
Edinburgh
15:14Manchester Airport (MIA)
£551One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA)

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast or CrossCountry

Trains from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) cover the 182 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Manchester Airport.

Train providers: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast trains Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Find the best trains to Manchester Airport (MIA) from Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast from £18. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

TransPennine Express from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 31 min
  • Cheapest Price: £25

FAQs: Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) 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 to Manchester Airport (MIA).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) is £51; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) train travel time is 3 h 31 min   for the 182 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) leaves at 05: 12. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) leaves at 18: 52.
There are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA), you can count on TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Manchester Airport (MIA). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 52.

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 Airport, located 9.4 miles (15.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester Airport (MIA) from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (MIA) is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Manchester Airport (MIA) including taking a train or coach.

Trains arriving to Manchester Airport

Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
9.4 miles (15.1 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 107 2149 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: re Step free access is provided from the Ground Transport Interchange to all platforms via lifts or ramps. This station is staffed for all services. This station is Category A. Station staff can provide assistance from Meeting Point 1 (adjacent to the Station Booking Office) and throughout the railway station, and with boarding and alighting the train. Customers requiring assistance should make themselves known to station staff no less than 20 minutes prior to the departure time of their train. Customers requiring assistance to access other services or to connect with terminals should request this from their airline or Manchester Airport Group. Assistance can be requested in advance by contacting the TransPennine Express Assisted Travel Team on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay). Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible public telephones: In the station cafe on platforms 2 and 3 | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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