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Train Information to Inverness from Manchester

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£119 (€135)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Manchester to Inverness cover the 286 miles (461 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 28 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £119, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £118. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Inverness.

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Trains from Manchester to Inverness
Travel by train to Inverness 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 to Inverness.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train to Inverness from Manchester?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Manchester to Inverness for the next 7 days starting from £118  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets from Manchester to Inverness?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Inverness train to cost on average £119  one way.
What is the distance between Manchester and Inverness by train?
You should expect to travel around 286 miles (461 km)  from Manchester to Inverness by train.
What is the average Manchester to Inverness train duration?
On average the train from Manchester to Inverness duration is 6 h 28 min  for the 286 miles (461 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Manchester to Inverness train leave from? Which Inverness train station do I come into from Manchester?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Inverness.

Where is the Manchester train station located? Where is the Inverness train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Inverness, called Inverness, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Manchester to Inverness?
For the best Manchester to Inverness train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Scotrail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Manchester to Inverness to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there from Manchester to Inverness?
On average, there are 4 trains a day from Manchester to Inverness. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester to Inverness?
If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Inverness, the first train leaves at 07: 27. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Inverness, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 47. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Inverness times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Manchester to Inverness to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Manchester to Inverness within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £119 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Manchester to Inverness are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Inverness
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip from Manchester to Inverness.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales