Which train company can I use?
The route connecting Edinburgh, which is in Scotland and Manchester, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
How long is the train?
Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Manchester from Edinburgh. The average journey time from Edinburgh to Manchester is 3h27m to cover the 175 miles.
How much does it costs?
Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Edinburgh to Manchester in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.
We found tickets available from £21 when booking your ticket 15 days in advance which is 54% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Edinburgh and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Edinburgh and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Edinburgh Manchester train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
Why should I buy a railcard?
The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.
You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.
For instance, train tickets from Edinburgh to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Manchester to Edinburgh, the card will have paid for itself.
How much do I need to pay for a railcard?
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Edinburgh to Manchester train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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