Manchester to Glasgow bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
FlixBus
02:054h05
Manchester
06:10Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£291One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
15:305h00
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
20:30Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£351One-way
0 changes
Megabus
03:503h55
Manchester
07:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£401One-way
0 changes
Megabus
02:304h20
Manchester
06:50Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£401One-way
0 changes
Megabus
22:404h00
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
02:40Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£401One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableManchester to Glasgow

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
National Express
01:355h10
Manchester, Coach Station
06:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
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Megabus
01:505h00
Manchester, Airport
06:50Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
02:304h20
Manchester
06:50Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
03:104h35
Manchester, Airport
07:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
03:503h55
Manchester
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
14:254h50
Manchester, Airport
19:15Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
15:104h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:15Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
15:454h50
Manchester, Airport
20:35Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
16:304h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
20:35Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
21:554h45
Manchester, Airport
02:40Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
22:404h00
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
02:40Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
0 changes

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Bus times from Manchester to Glasgow

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Fastest Journey

3 h 55 m

Average

4 h 38 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

295 km

Of the 13 buses that leave Manchester for Glasgow every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
03:503h55
Manchester
07:45Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£401One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
22:404h00
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
02:40Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£401One-way
0 changes
Megabus
15:104h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:15Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£471One-way
0 changes
Megabus
16:304h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
20:35Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£471One-way
0 changes
Megabus
02:304h20
Manchester
06:50Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
£401One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Glasgow

distanceDistance183 miles
durationAverage coach duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£20 (€22)
frequencyCoach frequency4 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 4 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express, FlixBus, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Bus

Coaches from Manchester to Glasgow cover the 183 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Bus. Normally, there are 4 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £20, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Coach companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus Manchester to Glasgow

For as little as £9 you can travel by coach to Glasgow from Manchester with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Manchester to Glasgow coach information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £9
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Buses from Manchester to Glasgow

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.

What is the departure and arrival station for buses from Manchester to Glasgow?

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.

Taking the Bus from Manchester

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.

Getting into Glasgow by Bus

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.

FAQs: Manchester to Glasgow coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Glasgow 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 to Glasgow.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Glasgow can start from as little as £9 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester to Glasgow is £20; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time between Manchester and Glasgow is on average 3 h 55 min   for the 183 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Glasgow by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester to Glasgow leaves at 12: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester to Glasgow leaves at 23: 40.
There are 4 coaches a day from Manchester to Glasgow which require at least one change with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the route from Manchester to Glasgow you can take a coach with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Manchester and Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your trip in coach stations like Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow, Hangingshaw Pl (Hampden Park and Ride).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Manchester to Glasgow is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Glasgow from Manchester including taking a train or coach.
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