Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus

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Compare prices and tickets Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) by bus or train

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

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Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 35 m

Average

5 h 6 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

305 km

Cheap bus tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) start from $22 with an average ticket price of $31.

The fastest bus from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) takes 4h 35m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 6m and covers a distance of 305 km.

3 buses leave Glasgow Central (GLC) for Manchester Airport (MAN) every day with 3 travelling directly.

Megabus
11:00AM5h45
Glasgow Central (GLC)
04:45PMManchester Airport (MAN)
$221One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
08:20AM5h00
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:20PMManchester Airport (MAN)
$351One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
09:45PM4h35
Glasgow Central (GLC)
02:20AMManchester Airport (MAN)
$361One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 3 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesMegabus or National Express

Buses from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $26 (€23).

Bus providers: Megabus and National Express from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

You can travel by bus between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Airport (MAN) with Megabus and National Express for as low as $22 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Airport (MAN), you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $61
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

FAQs: Take the bus from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) can start from as little as $11 (€10) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is $26 (€23); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Airport (MAN) is on average 3 h 55 min   for the 189 mile (305 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Airport (MAN) by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) leaves at 8: 20 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) leaves at 10: 40 PM.
There are 3 buses a day from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) which require at least one change with Megabus or National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
When taking a bus from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN), you can count on Megabus or National Express for the best way to get you to Manchester Airport (MAN). You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Airport (MAN) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
The cheapest month for a bus from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Airport (MAN) including taking a bus or train.

Trains departing from Glasgow Central

Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Glasgow International Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take the 500 Airport Express shuttle bus, running every 10 minutes directly to the airport. The journey lasts about 20 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
There is an ATM machine located on the concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis can be located on Gordon Street.
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage storage facilities are located near Platform 1 operated by Excess Baggage Co.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Krispy Kreme | Gordon St Coffee | Starbucks | Upper Crust | The Beer House | Patisserie Valerie | Alston Bar & Beef
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
There is a customer service center in the station located next to the ticket office.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station via elevators and ramps for train access. There are also escalators.

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