Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Cheapest

18

Average

52

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

Transpennine Express
09:06AMGlasgow Central3h18 12:24PMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
181One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:36AMGlasgow Central3h21 10:57AMManchester Piccadilly
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231One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:33AMGlasgow Central3h24 01:57PMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
821One-way
Transpennine Express
11:05AMGlasgow Central3h40 02:45PMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
841One-way

Train schedule from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, December 5
Avanti West Coast
07:36AMGlasgow Central3h21 10:57AMManchester Piccadilly
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Transpennine Express
09:06AMGlasgow Central3h18 12:24PMManchester Piccadilly
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Avanti West Coast
10:33AMGlasgow Central3h24 01:57PMManchester Piccadilly
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Transpennine Express
11:05AMGlasgow Central3h40 02:45PMManchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly

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Fastest Journey

3 h 18 m

Average

3 h 25 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

295 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Glasgow Central for Manchester Piccadilly every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
09:06AMGlasgow Central3h18 12:24PMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
181One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:36AMGlasgow Central3h21 10:57AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
231One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:33AMGlasgow Central3h24 01:57PMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
821One-way
Transpennine Express
11:05AMGlasgow Central3h40 02:45PMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
841One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$58 (€52)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Scotrail, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly cover the 183 miles (295 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Scotrail, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $58 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: ScotRail and First TransPennine Express 3 from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly trains

ScotRail and First TransPennine Express 3 trains will get you between Glasgow Central and Manchester Piccadilly from $20 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

First TransPennine Express 3
ScotRail

One of the best ways to travel to Manchester Piccadilly from Glasgow Central is by taking a train with First TransPennine Express 3. Omio helps you find the ideal First TransPennine Express 3 train between Glasgow Central and Manchester Piccadilly by showing you First TransPennine Express 3 current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly trip. You can expect to travel 183 miles (295 km) between Glasgow Central and Manchester Piccadilly on a train with First TransPennine Express 3. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Glasgow Central and Manchester Piccadilly, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Manchester Piccadilly from Glasgow Central!

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

  • Average Duration: 3 h 17 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 7 a day

Looking for trains to Manchester Piccadilly from Glasgow Central? ScotRail is one of the best companies to travel with on the 183 miles (295 km) journey to Manchester Piccadilly from Glasgow Central. As an official travel partner of ScotRail, Omio quickly shows you the latest ScotRail train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable ScotRail train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Glasgow Central and Manchester Piccadilly, you can quickly see if the ScotRail ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Glasgow Central - Manchester Piccadilly train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with ScotRail!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Manchester Piccadilly 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 Piccadilly.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly trains for as little as $20 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $58 (€52)  for a train ticket from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly by train to be approximately 183 miles (295 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 183 miles (295 km) to Manchester Piccadilly from Glasgow Central can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly train journey time is on average 3 h 15 min.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Glasgow Central   to Manchester Piccadilly.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city center.

    If you're looking for trains from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly, you can rely on Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Scotrail, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Manchester Piccadilly. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $58 (€52) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly a few months in advance.

    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 Piccadilly

    Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
    Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
    954 m
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Manchester Airport
    8 miles (13 km)
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
    ATM
    ATM
    There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
    Lockers
    Lockers
    Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
    Parking
    Parking
    Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 711 (including 35 handicapped spaces) Parking Pricing: £5. 00 for the first 2 hours | Up to £21. 00 per day
    Dining
    Dining
    Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Hertz | Europcar
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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