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There are 6 ways to get from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Edinburgh

£69 - £108

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Bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh National Express

£14 - £22

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Train via Wigan Wallgate  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Edinburgh

£87 - £293

Drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School 217.8 miles

£30 - £50

Fly from Manchester  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

£55 - £232

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 49m

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

£64 - £294

Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Greater Manchester and University of Edinburgh Medical School is around 3h 51m and covers a distance of around 226 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 40m. Operated by Stagecoach Manchester, TransPennine Express Service, Lothian Buses and others, the Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School service departs from Chorlton upon Medlock, Dental Hosp and arrives in University of Edinburgh Medical School. Typically 46 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 51m
Fastest journey time:
3h 40m
Services per week:
46
Cheapest price:
£69
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:51
Last service departs at:
18:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School bus, train and walk schedules

Greater Manchester → University of Edinburgh Medical School
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The cost-effective way to get from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School is to bus, which costs £13 - £23 and takes 9h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Road and arriving at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, RH Sick Children via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Old Town, North Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 1m.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and University of Edinburgh Medical School is 176 miles. The road distance is 217.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School without a car is to train which takes 4h 45m and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School is to train which takes 4h 45m and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £23 and takes 9h 1m, you could also fly, which costs £50 - £240 and takes 6h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School.
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  • Distance: 175.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and University of Edinburgh Medical School, Scotland?

TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Manchester Oxford Road to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost £65 - £100 and the journey takes 3h 6m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh once daily. Tickets cost £10 - £14 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Cork
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£27 - £120
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £400
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Verona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£100 - £490
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £270
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£200 - £270
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £120
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Greater Manchester to University of Edinburgh Medical School.

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Blue Islands Limited, Loganair, Air France and eight other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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