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

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

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh

$89 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  7 h 42 min

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

$27 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street 900

$44 - $76

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Radcliffe to Edinburgh 210.9 miles

$45 - $70

Line 4 tram, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 33 min

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

$51 - $190

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 52 min

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

$76 - $311

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The cheapest way to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £20 - £26 and takes 7 h 42 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 33 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 37 min and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 7 h.

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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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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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There are 2274+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Radcliffe to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 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 $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Radcliffe to Edinburgh via Shudehill, Shudehill Interchange, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 7 h.

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 55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
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 7 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
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Radcliffe to Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com

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