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from Manchester to Glasgow

You can get from Manchester to Glasgow by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Glasgow on Sep 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:20PMManchester5h00 06:20PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$181One-way
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01:20PMManchester5h00 06:20PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$181One-way
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02:45AMManchester4h05 06:50AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$181One-way
10:30AMManchester, Coach Station5h20 03:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$201One-way
09:26AMManchester Piccadilly3h14 12:40PMGlasgow Central
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$501One-way

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Tue
Sep 21
$50First Transpennine Express
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$383British Airways
Wed
Sep 22
$50First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
$360British Airways
Thu
Sep 23
$55First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
$487British Airways
Fri
Sep 24
$78Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$435British Airways
Sat
Sep 25
$62First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
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Sun
Sep 26
$98Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$129British Airways
Mon
Sep 27
$78Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
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Tue
Sep 28
$49First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
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Wed
Sep 29
$49First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
$164British Airways
Thu
Sep 30
$49First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
$228British Airways
Fri
Oct 1
$59First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
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Sat
Oct 2
$59First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
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Sun
Oct 3
$65Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$129British Airways
Mon
Oct 4
$49First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
$192British Airways
Tue
Oct 5
$36Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$129British Airways
Wed
Oct 6
$24Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$136British Airways
Thu
Oct 7
$49First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
$209British Airways
Fri
Oct 8
$59First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
$214British Airways
Sat
Oct 9
$36Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
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Sun
Oct 10
$74Avanti West Coast
$6National Express
$122British Airways
Mon
Oct 11
$49First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
$153British Airways

Travel Information between Manchester and Glasgow

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $56 (€45) • 3 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus or train to travel 183 miles (295 km) between Manchester and Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Manchester to Glasgow.

How to get from Manchester to Glasgow

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Manchester to Glasgow, 80,84% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Manchester to Glasgow and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Glasgow
Manchester (Coach Station)
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
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Manchester Piccadilly
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.