There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunbar

£73 - £203

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh National Express
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dunbar, Library X7

£15 - £19

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Train via Newcastle upon Tyne  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Dunbar

£55 - £223

Train, bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dunbar, Library X7

£88 - £291

Drive  •  4h

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar 221.5 miles

£35 - £55

Fly from Manchester, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunbar

£44 - £273

Train to Birmingham, fly, train  •  5h 55m

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

£69 - £397

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Dunbar. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Dunbar, Library via Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Dunbar via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Dunbar is 176 miles. The road distance is 221.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £70 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar.
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  • Distance: 175.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Dunbar, Scotland?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar via Edinburgh in around 4h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St, Edinburgh, and Edinburgh, Princes Street in around 7h 2m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £270
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£27 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Train from Edinburgh to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Train from Newcastle to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Off-Peak Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £31
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Newcastle to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£15 - £22
Train from Newcastle to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£9 - £13
1st Class
£23 - £35
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
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 52m
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
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dunbar, Library
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
East Coast Buses
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
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £70 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Dunbar, Library station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Dunbar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar is 221 miles. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dunbar.

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Ryanair, Flybe and easyJet offer flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Dunbar. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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