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.
The average ticket from Manchester to Glasgow will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 13.
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4 h 5 m
4 h 46 m
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Of the 8 buses that leave Manchester for Glasgow every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 295 km distance in an average of 4 h 46 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 5 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||183 miles (295 km)|
|Average coach duration||4 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£12 (€13)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Manchester to Glasgow cover the 183 miles (295 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £12, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
National Express coaches will get you from Manchester to Glasgow from £12. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Manchester and Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Manchester and Glasgow due to the coronavirus:
National Express offer two services daily from Manchester Bus and Coach Station to Glasgow Bus Station. The first coach departs from Manchester at 10:15 a.m. and the second coach leaves at 1:25 p.m. The service is direct and the journey takes approximately four hours and thirty minutes.
Departure Station: Manchester Bus and Coach Station Manchester Bus and Coach Station is located on Chorlton Street in central Manchester. Piccadilly Train Station is a five-minute walk from Chorlton Street, however, taxis are available from the bus station and from Piccadilly Gardens. Piccadilly Bus Station, serving local routes, is also a five-minute walk from the bus station.
Arrival Station: Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station Glasgow Bus Station is situated on Buchanan Street in central Glasgow. The bus station also serves local routes and a bus to Glasgow Airport is available at stand 46. Taxis are also available from the bus station.
National Express buses depart from the Manchester Coach Station, centrally located close to the Piccadilly Gardens Interchange which provides bus and tram stops for travel to all areas of the city, including night buses. Piccadilly mainline railway station is a 5-minute walk away. Megabus services depart from the Shudehill Interchange, close to the Northern Quarter and Victoria Station, served by its own Metrolink stop and bus routes throughout the city.
Scotland's largest city, Glasgow has enjoyed a modern makeover but retains some imposing architectural vestiges of its Victorian heyday. It's a city that offers the elegant Kelvingrove Museum in the West End and the chic shopping outlets of the Merchant City, along with its distinctive nightlife. Buses from Manchester to Glasgow arrive at the Buchanan Bus Station on the east side of the city centre, close to Queen Street railway station. City buses, including some night bus services, depart from nearby Renfield Street. There is a 24 hour taxi rank outside the station on Cowcaddens Road.
When taking the coach from Manchester to Glasgow, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your journey can end in coach stations such as Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Glasgow.
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