Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train

Fri, 19 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
08:043h33
Manchester Airport (MIA)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£251One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:293h55
Manchester Airport (MIA)
20:24Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£551One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:293h50
Manchester Airport (MIA)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£551One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:293h50
Manchester Airport (MIA)
12:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£571One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
06:033h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
09:38Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£581One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Transpennine Express
08:043h33
Manchester Airport (MIA)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:293h50
Manchester Airport (MIA)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
06:033h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
09:38Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:293h50
Manchester Airport (MIA)
12:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:293h55
Manchester Airport (MIA)
20:24Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:174h04
Manchester Airport (MIA)
18:21Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 33 m

Average

3 h 47 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

294 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester Airport (MIA) for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
08:043h33
Manchester Airport (MIA)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£251One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
06:033h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
09:38Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£581One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:293h50
Manchester Airport (MIA)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£551One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:293h50
Manchester Airport (MIA)
12:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£571One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:293h55
Manchester Airport (MIA)
20:24Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£551One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 182 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 33 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £58, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

You can travel by train between Manchester Airport (MIA) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast for as low as £54. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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.

Virgin Trains from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 49 min
  • Cheapest Price: £54

FAQs: Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as £28 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is £58; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Manchester Airport (MIA) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is on average 3 h 33 min   for the 182 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 06: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 18: 25.
There are 7 trains a day from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB), you can count on TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Manchester Airport (MIA) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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: 25.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Airport, which is located around 9.4 miles (15.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is October.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Trains departing from 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

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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