There are 8 ways to get from Elgin to Manchester by bus, plane, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 10 bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN

$74 - $248

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$54 - $84

6 alternative options

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN

$66 - $178

Fly Inverness to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Birmingham (BHX) INV - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

$111 - $350

Train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Manchester Piccadilly

$122 - $221

Night train, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the night train from Elgin to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly

$141 - $199

Night train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Preston

$60 - $94

Drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Elgin to Manchester 391.9 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Elgin to Manchester is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elgin to Manchester is to line 10 bus and fly which costs £55 - £200 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Elgin and Manchester is 293 miles. The road distance is 391.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Elgin to Manchester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elgin station to Manchester station. However, there are services departing from Elgin, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter), Inverness, Bus Station and Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Elgin to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Elgin and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Aberdeen and Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Elgin, Scotland and Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Elgin to Manchester via Aberdeen and Haymarket in around 8 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elgin to Manchester via Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter), Inverness, Marks and Spencer, Inverness, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, and Glasgow in around 11 h 29 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Inverness to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Inverness to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Elgin to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Elgin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Night train from Elgin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Preston
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

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