Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Cheapest

27

Average

55

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
09:28AMManchester Airport3h34 01:02PMGlasgow Central
0 transfers
271One-way
Transpennine Express
08:10AMManchester Airport3h29 11:39AMGlasgow Central
0 transfers
521One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:06AMManchester Airport4h16 02:22PMGlasgow Central
0 transfers
871One-way

Train schedule from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 10
Transpennine Express
08:10AMManchester Airport3h29 11:39AMGlasgow Central
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Avanti West Coast
09:28AMManchester Airport3h34 01:02PMGlasgow Central
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Avanti West Coast
10:06AMManchester Airport4h16 02:22PMGlasgow Central
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Fastest train times from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Fastest Journey

3 h 29 m

Average

3 h 46 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

305 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Manchester Airport for Glasgow Central every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
08:10AMManchester Airport3h29 11:39AMGlasgow Central
0 transfers
521One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:28AMManchester Airport3h34 01:02PMGlasgow Central
0 transfers
271One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:06AMManchester Airport4h16 02:22PMGlasgow Central
0 transfers
871One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central cover the 189 miles (305 km) long route taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $43 (€39), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€27).

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central trains

Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) train tickets to Glasgow Central from Manchester Airport from $29 (€27) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    Are you making plans to travel between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central? Why not take a train with First TransPennine Express 3? Omio can show you current First TransPennine Express 3 train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central trains all in one place. On the First TransPennine Express 3 train, you can expect to travel 189 miles (305 km) from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Glasgow Central from Manchester Airport, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way First TransPennine Express 3 train from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

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

    • Average Duration: 3 h 30 min
    • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 7 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central

    Travel by train to Glasgow Central 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 to Glasgow Central.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central trains for as little as $29 (€27)  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $43 (€39)  for a train ticket between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central by train to be approximately 189 miles (305 km).
    On average the Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central train travel time is 3 h 29 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    If you're looking for trains from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central, you can rely on Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Glasgow Central. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Manchester Airport for Glasgow Central is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest train from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central at 7: 27 AM   or take the last train from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central leaving at 6: 10 PM. Look for the latest Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    If you buy a train ticket from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $43 (€39) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Trains arriving to Glasgow Central

    Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
    Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
    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.

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