Trains from Inverness to Manchester

Inverness to Manchester train information

Inverness Manchester train map

Train duration 8h09m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Inverness, Scotland
Distance 287 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Inverness (Highlands and Islands) to Manchester (North West England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
  • There are 287 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Inverness to Manchester is around 8h09m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Manchester from Inverness, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
  • Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Inverness to Manchester train tickets

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Inverness - Manchester prices calendar

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Inverness - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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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. Purchasing your train from Inverness to Manchester in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £36 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 46% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Inverness to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Inverness and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Inverness and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Inverness Manchester train

Discount Inverness - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Inverness Manchester train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Inverness Manchester ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Manchester to Inverness (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train 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
Inverness 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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