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

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

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
10:04AM3h35
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:39PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$481One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:04AM3h35
Manchester Airport (MAN)
11:39AMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$601One-way
0 transfers

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

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, July 16
Transpennine Express
08:04AM3h35
Manchester Airport (MAN)
11:39AMGlasgow Central (GLC)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:04AM3h35
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:39PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
0 transfers

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

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

3 h 35 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

305 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Manchester Airport (MAN) for Glasgow Central (GLC) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
08:04AM3h35
Manchester Airport (MAN)
11:39AMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$601One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:04AM3h35
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:39PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$481One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 32 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $53 (€46).

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

You can travel by train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and ScotRail for as low as $23 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) 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 Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is $53 (€46); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train travel time is 3 h 32 min   for the 189 mile (305 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 7: 41 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 1: 29 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) you can take a train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail or Northern Rail (3). Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Airport (MAN) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
A trip to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Airport (MAN) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 32 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Airport (MAN) 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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