Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Cheapest

49

Average

60

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:06AMGlasgow Central3h38 12:44PMManchester Airport
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491One-way
08:00AMGlasgow Central3h44 11:44AMManchester Airport
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581One-way
07:36AMGlasgow Central3h39 11:15AMManchester Airport
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631One-way
06:30AMGlasgow Central3h45 10:15AMManchester Airport
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631One-way
08:38AMGlasgow Central3h37 12:15PMManchester Airport
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631One-way

Train schedule from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, February 2
06:30AMGlasgow Central3h45 10:15AMManchester Airport
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07:36AMGlasgow Central3h39 11:15AMManchester Airport
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08:00AMGlasgow Central3h44 11:44AMManchester Airport
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08:38AMGlasgow Central3h37 12:15PMManchester Airport
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09:06AMGlasgow Central3h38 12:44PMManchester Airport
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09:36AMGlasgow Central3h39 01:15PMManchester Airport
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Fastest train times from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport

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Fastest Journey

3 h 37 m

Average

3 h 40 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

305 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Glasgow Central for Manchester Airport every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:38AMGlasgow Central3h37 12:15PMManchester Airport
1 transfer
631One-way
09:06AMGlasgow Central3h38 12:44PMManchester Airport
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491One-way
07:36AMGlasgow Central3h39 11:15AMManchester Airport
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631One-way
09:36AMGlasgow Central3h39 01:15PMManchester Airport
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631One-way
08:00AMGlasgow Central3h44 11:44AMManchester Airport
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581One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express Service

Trains from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport cover the 189 miles (305 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 34 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $22 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $61 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Manchester Airport.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport trains

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Train information from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 35 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Manchester Airport easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport to cost as little as $22 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport train to cost on average $61 (€53)  one way.
The distance from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport by train is approximately 189 miles (305 km).
While the time it takes to travel 189 miles (305 km) to Manchester Airport from Glasgow Central can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport train journey time is on average 3 h 34 min.

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Manchester Airport   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Glasgow Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Glasgow Central.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Airport, is located 9.4 miles (15.1 km) away from the city center of Manchester Airport.

For the best Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Glasgow Central and Manchester Airport to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Glasgow Central for Manchester Airport is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Glasgow Central at 4: 51 AM. The last train leaves from Glasgow Central at 1: 12 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $61 (€53). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Manchester Airport from Glasgow Central. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 230 (including 2 handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: £4. 00 for 1 hour | £25. 00 for 24 hours
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.

Trains arriving to Manchester Airport

Phone
Phone

Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
9.4 miles (15.1 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The nearest taxi rank is at Terminal 1.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Passport Photo Booth
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 107 2149 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: re Step free access is provided from the Ground Transport Interchange to all platforms via lifts or ramps. This station is staffed for all services. This station is Category A. Station staff can provide assistance from Meeting Point 1 (adjacent to the Station Booking Office) and throughout the railway station, and with boarding and alighting the train. Customers requiring assistance should make themselves known to station staff no less than 20 minutes prior to the departure time of their train. Customers requiring assistance to access other services or to connect with terminals should request this from their airline or Manchester Airport Group. Assistance can be requested in advance by contacting the TransPennine Express Assisted Travel Team on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay). Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible public telephones: In the station cafe on platforms 2 and 3 | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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