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Overview: Manchester to Glasgow flight

distanceDistance183 miles
durationAverage flight duration5 h 20 min
changesDirect flightNo
carriersAirlinesBritish Airways

Flights from Manchester to Glasgow cover the 183 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like British Airways. While the average ticket price for this route costs around , you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £67. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Glasgow International Airport.

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Airlines: British Airways Manchester to Glasgow

Travel to Glasgow from Manchester from £67 with Omio’s flight partners British Airways! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

Manchester to Glasgow flight information with British Airways:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £67

Flights from Manchester to Glasgow

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.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Glasgow?

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.

How long is the flight from Manchester to Glasgow?

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.

How many flights are there from Manchester to Glasgow?

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.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Manchester to Glasgow?

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.

FAQs: Manchester to Glasgow flights

FAQs: Take a flight from Manchester to Glasgow hassle-free. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Glasgow.
Cheap plane tickets from Manchester to Glasgow can start from as little as £67 when you book in advance. The average flight ticket price for Manchester to Glasgow is ; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by plane from Manchester to Glasgow is 5 h 20 min   to travel the 183 mile long journey. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
Take the Manchester to Glasgow flight with British Airways. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the trip to Glasgow from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Flights from Manchester to Glasgow generally leave from Manchester Airport and arrive in Glasgow International Airport.

Manchester Airport is 15.3 km away from Manchester city centre and Glasgow International Airport is 15.4 km from Glasgow city centre.

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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