Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:36AM3h39
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$1251One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:00AM3h44
Glasgow Central (GLC)
11:44AMManchester Airport (MIA)
$1251One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:38AM3h37
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$1251One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
10:38AM3h37
Glasgow Central (GLC)
02:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$1251One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
Avanti West Coast
08:00AM3h44
Glasgow Central (GLC)
11:44AMManchester Airport (MIA)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:38AM3h37
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:36AM3h39
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:38AM3h37
Glasgow Central (GLC)
02:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

3 h 37 m

Average

3 h 39 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

305 km

It's difficult to get from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:38AM3h37
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$1251One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
10:38AM3h37
Glasgow Central (GLC)
02:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$1251One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:36AM3h39
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:15PMManchester Airport (MIA)
$1251One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:00AM3h44
Glasgow Central (GLC)
11:44AMManchester Airport (MIA)
$1251One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or ScotRail

Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) cover the 189 miles (305 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or ScotRail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $65 (€56), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Manchester Airport.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and ScotRail from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) trains

Buy your official TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and ScotRail train tickets to Manchester Airport (MIA) from Glasgow Central (GLC) from $21 (€18) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Train information from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $40

FAQs: Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA)

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) 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 (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) can start from as little as $21 (€18) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) is $65 (€56); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) is on average 3 h 30 min   for the 189 mile (305 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) leaves at 4: 52 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) leaves at 8: 06 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or ScotRail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or ScotRail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 06 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Airport, located 9.4 miles (15.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester Airport (MIA) from Glasgow Central (GLC) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MIA) by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Airport (MIA) including taking a train or bus.

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.

Trains arriving to Manchester Airport

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
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
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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