The cheapest trains from Manchester to Inverness

Showing times and prices for 27 Jul

Cheapest

£121

Average

£121

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Inverness will cost around £ 121 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 121.

Cheapest
10:26Manchester Piccadilly6h28 16:54Inverness
1 changes
£1211One-way
Cheapest
10:47Manchester Piccadilly7h39 18:26Inverness
2 changes
£1211One-way
Cheapest
08:27Manchester Piccadilly6h55 15:22Inverness
2 changes
£1211One-way

Timetable Manchester to Inverness

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 27 Jul
08:27Manchester Piccadilly6h55 15:22Inverness
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10:26Manchester Piccadilly6h28 16:54Inverness
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10:47Manchester Piccadilly7h39 18:26Inverness
0 changes

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Tue
27 Jul
£121Scotrail
£44Megabus
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Wed
28 Jul
£120Scotrail
£35Megabus
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Thu
29 Jul
£121Scotrail
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£114Loganair
Fri
30 Jul
£120Scotrail
£38Megabus
£167Loganair
Sun
1 Aug
£68London North Eastern Railway
£44Megabus
£198Loganair
Mon
2 Aug
£121Scotrail
£44Megabus
£168Loganair
Tue
3 Aug
£120Scotrail
£38Megabus
£124Loganair
Fri
6 Aug
£121First Transpennine Express
£40Megabus
£115Loganair
Sat
7 Aug
£121First Transpennine Express
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£114Loganair
Tue
10 Aug
£120Scotrail
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£84Loganair
Wed
11 Aug
£121Scotrail
£30Megabus
£125Loganair
Fri
13 Aug
£120Scotrail
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£70Loganair
Sat
14 Aug
£120Scotrail
£39Megabus
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Sun
15 Aug
£120Scotrail
£39Megabus
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The fastest trains from Manchester to Inverness

Showing times and prices for 27 Jul

Fastest Journey

6 h 28 m

Average

7 h

Trains per day

3

Distance

462 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Inverness without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:26Manchester Piccadilly6h28 16:54Inverness
1 changes
£1211One-way
08:27Manchester Piccadilly6h55 15:22Inverness
2 changes
£1211One-way
10:47Manchester Piccadilly7h39 18:26Inverness
2 changes
£1211One-way

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Train Information to Inverness from Manchester

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£112 (€123)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providers

Trains from Manchester to Inverness cover the 286 miles (461 km) long route taking on average 6 h 28 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £68, but the average price of train tickets is £112. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Inverness.

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Trains from Manchester to Inverness
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Inverness from Manchester cost?
You can find a cheap train from Manchester to Inverness for some dates and times for as low as £68  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Inverness?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Inverness train price to come in at an average of £112  one way.
What is the distance from Manchester to Inverness via train?
The train distance from Manchester to Inverness is around 286 miles (461 km).
How long does it take from Manchester to Inverness by train?
The Manchester to Inverness train duration is on average 6 h 28 min, which is to be expected when travelling 286 miles (461 km) from Manchester to Inverness. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Manchester to Inverness, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Inverness do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Inverness.

Where is the departure train station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival train station in Inverness located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, 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.

When can I take the first train from Manchester to Inverness? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Manchester to Inverness leaves at 09: 26. The last train departing from Manchester to Inverness leaves at 12: 01. You can find the latest Manchester to Inverness train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Inverness from Manchester for the best deals?
If you buy Manchester to Inverness train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £112. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Inverness from Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Inverness
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Victoria
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