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

Thu, 30 May
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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
09:063h20
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£471One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
17:073h19
Glasgow Central (GLC)
20:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£661One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
11:363h22
Glasgow Central (GLC)
14:58Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£761One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:363h22
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:58Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£781One-way
0 changes

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

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 May
Avanti West Coast
11:363h22
Glasgow Central (GLC)
14:58Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:063h20
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
17:073h19
Glasgow Central (GLC)
20:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:363h22
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:58Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 19 m

Average

3 h 20 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

295 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Glasgow Central (GLC) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
17:073h19
Glasgow Central (GLC)
20:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£661One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:063h20
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:26Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£471One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
11:363h22
Glasgow Central (GLC)
14:58Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£761One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:363h22
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:58Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£781One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance183 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail or Bus

Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 183 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail or Bus. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £51, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

For as little as £35 you can travel by train to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Glasgow Central (GLC) with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and ScotRail. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: £67
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 14 a day

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (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 Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £51; 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 Piccadilly (MAN) train travel time is 3 h 17 min   for the 183 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 04: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 17: 07.
There are 16 trains a day from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) you can take a train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train is November.
You have options as you can travel from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 2 different ways: train or coach.

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.

Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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