Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) train

Tue, 21 May
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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
09:063h38
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:44Manchester Airport (MAN)
£251One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:364h08
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:44Manchester Airport (MAN)
£351One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGlasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
Transpennine Express
09:063h38
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:44Manchester Airport (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:364h08
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:44Manchester Airport (MAN)
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

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Train times from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 38 m

Average

3 h 53 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

305 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Glasgow Central (GLC) for Manchester Airport (MAN) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
09:063h38
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:44Manchester Airport (MAN)
£251One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:364h08
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:44Manchester Airport (MAN)
£351One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

distanceDistance189 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Bus or ScotRail

Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) cover the 189 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Bus or ScotRail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £52.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and Bus trains Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Travel between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Airport (MAN) from £41 with Omio’s train partners TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and Bus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

TransPennine Express from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: £41

FAQs: Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) easily. 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 Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is £52; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) train travel time is 3 h 35 min   for the 189 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) leaves at 04: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) leaves at 16: 07.
There are 16 trains a day from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Bus or ScotRail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) you can take a train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Bus or ScotRail. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Manchester Airport (MAN) from Glasgow Central (GLC) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
A trip to Manchester Airport (MAN) from Glasgow Central (GLC) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Airport (MAN) including taking a coach or train.

Trains departing from 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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