Manchester to Inverness train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Inverness

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

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

Scotrail
09:149h56
Manchester
19:10Inverness
£1131One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:449h26
Manchester
19:10Inverness
£1141One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
09:458h00
Manchester
17:45Inverness
£1321One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:007h45
Manchester
17:45Inverness
£1321One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
12:417h28
Manchester
20:09Inverness
£1381One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester to Inverness

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
Scotrail
09:149h56
Manchester
19:10Inverness
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:449h26
Manchester
19:10Inverness
0 changes
Scotrail
09:458h00
Manchester
17:45Inverness
0 changes
Scotrail
10:007h45
Manchester
17:45Inverness
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
12:417h28
Manchester
20:09Inverness
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester to Inverness

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 28 m

Average

8 h 28 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

462 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for Inverness every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
12:417h28
Manchester
20:09Inverness
£1381One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:007h45
Manchester
17:45Inverness
£1321One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
09:458h00
Manchester
17:45Inverness
£1321One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
09:328h13
Manchester
17:45Inverness
£1391One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:449h26
Manchester
19:10Inverness
£1141One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Inverness

distanceDistance286 miles
durationAverage train duration7 h
priceAverage train ticket price£128 (€143)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesScotRail, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express

Trains from Manchester to Inverness cover the 286 miles long trip taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like ScotRail, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £64, but the average price of train tickets is £128. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Inverness.

Train providers: ScotRail, East Coast and Caledonian Sleeper trains Manchester to Inverness

Travel between Manchester and Inverness from £62 with Omio’s train partners ScotRail, East Coast and Caledonian Sleeper! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

ScotRail from Manchester to Inverness train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £130

FAQs: Manchester to Inverness train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester 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
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Inverness can start from as little as £64 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Inverness is £128; 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 Manchester to Inverness is 7 h   to travel the 286 mile long trip, with around there are 4 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Inverness leaves at 04: 37. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Inverness leaves at 22: 08.
There are 4 trains a day from Manchester to Inverness which require at least one change with ScotRail, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Manchester to Inverness you can take a train with ScotRail, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Manchester and Inverness on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Manchester to Inverness with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your route from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Inverness, you can end your route in train stations like Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Inverness, located 0.3 miles (469 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Inverness by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Manchester to Inverness including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Inverness

Manchester
Inverness
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your journey to Inverness.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Airport
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
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or DeansgateAccessibility
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Manchester, Abraham Moss
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