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

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

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train 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
Avanti West Coast
10:503h29
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£581One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:213h16
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£601One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:503h29
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£681One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:174h51
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:08Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£891One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:594h22
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:21Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£891One-way
1 change

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

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Transpennine Express
08:213h16
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:503h29
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:594h22
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:21Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Cross Country
09:174h51
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:08Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:503h29
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change

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

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 16 m

Average

3 h 53 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

282 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:213h16
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£601One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:503h29
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£581One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:503h29
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£681One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:594h22
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:21Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£891One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:174h51
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:08Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£891One-way
2 changes

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

distanceDistance174 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€71)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 174 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £64, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

Find the best trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with Omio's travel partners TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast from £36. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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.

Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 11 min
  • Cheapest Price: £37

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as £49 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is £64; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train time is 3 h 17 min   covering the 174 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 10: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 20: 22.
There are 10 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) 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 to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 3 different ways: 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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