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

Thu, 30 May
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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

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Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Megabus
13:304h10
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
17:40Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£151One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
15:104h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:15Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£151One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
12:505h00
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
17:50Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£161One-way
0 changes
Megabus
03:503h55
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£181One-way
0 changes
Megabus
13:305h15
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
18:45Cumbernauld, Central Way
£201One-way
1 change

Bus timetableManchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 May
Megabus
03:104h35
Manchester, Airport
07:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
03:504h55
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:45Cumbernauld, Central Way
1 change
Megabus
03:503h55
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
12:055h45
Manchester, Airport
17:50Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
12:505h00
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
17:50Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
12:505h55
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
18:45Cumbernauld, Central Way
1 change
Megabus
13:305h15
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
18:45Cumbernauld, Central Way
1 change
Megabus
13:304h10
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
17:40Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
14:254h50
Manchester, Airport
19:15Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
15:105h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
21:00Cumbernauld, Central Way
1 change
Megabus
15:104h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:15Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes

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Bus times from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

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Fastest Journey

3 h 55 m

Average

4 h 55 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

295 km

Of the 11 buses that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Glasgow Central (GLC) every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
03:503h55
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£181One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
15:104h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:15Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£151One-way
0 changes
Megabus
13:304h10
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
17:40Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£151One-way
0 changes
Megabus
03:104h35
Manchester, Airport
07:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£231One-way
0 changes
Megabus
14:254h50
Manchester, Airport
19:15Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£231One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance183 miles
durationAverage coach duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£15 (€17)
frequencyCoach frequency4 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 4 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express, FlixBus or Virgin Trains

Coaches from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) cover the 183 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 4 coaches operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £15.

Coach companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

You can travel by coach between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Glasgow Central (GLC) with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus for as low as £10. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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.

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

  • Average Duration: 3 h 31 min
  • Cheapest Price: £76

FAQs: Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC).
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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is £15; 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) coach time is 3 h 55 min   covering the 183 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 12: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 23: 40.
There are 4 coaches a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) which require at least one change with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the trip from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) you can take a coach with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Glasgow Central (GLC) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) by coach is June.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) 2 different ways: coach or train.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 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
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
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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