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

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

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 35 m

Average

5 h 40 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

305 km

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) start from $38 with an average ticket price of $41.

The fastest bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) takes 4h 35m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 40m and covers a distance of 305 km.

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

Cheapest
Megabus
02:25PM4h50
Manchester, Airport
07:15PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$381One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
03:10AM4h35
Manchester, Airport
07:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$381One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
12:05PM5h45
Manchester, Airport
05:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$381One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
02:25PM6h35
Manchester, Airport
09:00PMCumbernauld, Central Way
$451One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
12:05PM6h40
Manchester, Airport
06:45PMCumbernauld, Central Way
$451One-way
1 transfer

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

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$25 (€21)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 4 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesMegabus or National Express

Buses from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $25 (€21), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $11 (€10).

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

Buy your official Megabus and National Express bus tickets to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Airport (MAN) from $22 (€19) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester Airport (MAN) - Glasgow Central (GLC) bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

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

  • Average Duration: 6 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $62
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

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

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) 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 Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC).
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Cheap bus tickets from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) can start from as little as $11 (€10) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is $25 (€21); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Airport (MAN) is on average 4 h 5 min   for the 189 mile (305 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 11: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 9: 55 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) without having to change trains with Megabus or National Express. There are 4 direct buses from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) bus with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
A trip to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Airport (MAN) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) including taking a train or bus.

Trains arriving to 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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