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from Inverness to Manchester

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Travel Information between Inverness and Manchester

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£94 - £119
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £94 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £94 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLoganair or Scotrail

Travel 286 miles (461 km) by flight or train to Manchester from Inverness. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £94. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Loganair or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Inverness to Manchester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Inverness to Manchester
Travel to Manchester 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 Inverness to Manchester.
How do I travel to Manchester from Inverness?

There are 2 ways to travel from Inverness to Manchester including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Manchester from Inverness?

The cheapest way from Inverness to Manchester is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £94 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A flight is £25 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Inverness to Manchester costing on average £119.

What is the fastest way from Inverness to Manchester?

The fastest way from Inverness to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Inverness and Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h 12 min.

What is the distance from Inverness to Manchester?

The distance from Inverness to Manchester is approximately 286 miles (461 km).

How many services a day are there between Inverness and Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Inverness to Manchester is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Manchester from Inverness as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Inverness and in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Inverness to Manchester:

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Inverness to Manchester depart from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Inverness and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can take me from Inverness to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Inverness to Manchester:

  • You can travel between Inverness and Manchester by flight with Loganair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £94 with Loganair from Inverness to Manchester.
  • You can travel by train between Inverness and Manchester with Scotrail, and you can find Scotrail Inverness to Manchester tickets for £119 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Inverness and Manchester ends?
Omio customers who travel from Inverness to Manchester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Inverness to Manchester ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Inverness to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £94 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £119 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Inverness to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.