There are 6 ways to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh by train, bus, car, tram or plane

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Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh

$94 - $135

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Bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) 900

$43 - $74

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Line 540 bus, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 540 bus from Bolton Interchange to Wigan, Wallgate 540
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Edinburgh

$129 - $199

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Radcliffe to Edinburgh 210.9 miles

$45 - $70

Line 4 tram, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 4 tram from Radcliffe (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$52 - $189

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$76 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh is to line 4 tram and fly which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Radcliffe to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Radcliffe Bus Stn (Stand B) and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) via Shudehill Interchange and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Radcliffe and Edinburgh is 170 miles. The road distance is 210.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs £70 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Radcliffe to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Shudehill Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs £70 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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

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Radcliffe to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) station.

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Map of how to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Radcliffe, Bury, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Radcliffe to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Radcliffe to Edinburgh via Shudehill Interchange and Buchanan Bus Station in around 7 h 23 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Radcliffe (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Wigan, Wallgate
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Radcliffe to Edinburgh is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Radcliffe to Edinburgh.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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