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

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

Showing times and prices for Apr 16

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Transpennine Express
01:21PM3h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
04:39PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$591One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
02:50PM3h10
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
06:00PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$911One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
04:02PM3h59
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:01PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$911One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
03:50PM3h27
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:17PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$911One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
01:50PM3h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
05:01PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$911One-way
1 transfer

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

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, April 16
Transpennine Express
01:21PM3h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
04:39PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:50PM3h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
05:01PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
02:50PM3h10
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
06:00PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
03:50PM3h27
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:17PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
04:02PM3h59
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:01PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
1 transfer

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

Showing times and prices for Apr 16

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

3 h 25 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

295 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Glasgow Central (GLC) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
02:50PM3h10
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
06:00PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$911One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
01:50PM3h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
05:01PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$911One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
01:21PM3h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
04:39PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$591One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
03:50PM3h27
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:17PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$911One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
04:02PM3h59
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:01PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$911One-way
1 transfer

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

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$76 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) cover the 183 miles (295 km) long route taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $76 (€67), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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

Buy your official TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and ScotRail train tickets to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from $32 (€29) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $32

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) can start from as little as $32 (€29) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is $76 (€67); 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train travel time is 3 h 10 min   for the 183 mile (295 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 4: 55 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 8: 33 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) you can take a train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus or Northern Rail (3). Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 33 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) by train is November.
You have options as you can travel to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 2 different ways: bus or train.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (766 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.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
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.

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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