This Route is Operated by:
TAM Airlines, Flybe
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
2 hours 34 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Manchester|
|Flights arrive in:||Glasgow|
|Airlines:||Flybe, KLM, British Airways|
Flights between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Glasgow International Airport (GLA) are convenient and can take around an hour on the fastest services. Travellers looking for flexibility will be pleased to know that this busy commuter route is well served, with multiple scheduled flights per hour at the busiest times of the week.
There are plenty of choices when it comes to airlines flying from Manchester to Glasgow. Fly with Aer Lingus, Air France, British Airways, Flybe, KLM or TAM Airlines. Travellers will find a large number of flights on offer from Air France, KLM and British Airways in particular.
The fastest flights from Manchester to Glasgow are direct and offered by Flybe. They take one hour and five minutes. There are also flights with one or two changeovers, including overnight stops in London, Paris or Birmingham. The majority of flights have one changeover and this can extend the flying time to over 3 hours, so it pays to be as flexible as possible and catch one of the rapid and direct flights.
This is a busy route and there are 20-30 or more scheduled services daily throughout the week. Flights start at around 6:00 a.m. and run until around 9:00 p.m. During busy commuter hours, there are often three flights scheduled across the various airlines, offering plenty of flexibility.
Departure airport: Manchester Airport is around eight miles away from the city centre and the transfer takes around 20 minutes by car or by metro and train. City metro and train services operate from the airport's connecting stations and there are taxi ranks directly outside the arrivals terminal. Airport facilities include lounges, shops, cafes and bars, accessible bathrooms, trolleys and WiFi.
Arrival airport: Glasgow International Airport is also around eight miles away from the city centre. Taxis can be hailed from outside the arrivals terminal and there are regular buses on offer too. Paisley Gilmour Street Railway Station is around two miles away. In the airport itself, travellers will find facilities such as duty-free, trolleys, lounges, free WiFi and ATMs.