Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow train

Thu, 30 May
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
09:043h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
12:39Glasgow
£461One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:044h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
14:39Glasgow
£491One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:444h17
Manchester Airport (MIA)
20:01Glasgow
£811One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 May
Transpennine Express
09:043h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
12:39Glasgow
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:444h17
Manchester Airport (MIA)
20:01Glasgow
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:044h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
14:39Glasgow
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

4 h 9 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

306 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Manchester Airport (MIA) for Glasgow every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
09:043h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
12:39Glasgow
£461One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:444h17
Manchester Airport (MIA)
20:01Glasgow
£811One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:044h35
Manchester Airport (MIA)
14:39Glasgow
£491One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow

distanceDistance189 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£48 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow cover the 189 miles long route taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £48, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and ScotRail trains Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow

For as little as £19 you can travel by train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and ScotRail. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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 Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: £42

FAQs: Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow 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 Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow.
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow is £48; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow train travel time is 3 h 35 min   for the 189 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow leaves at 08: 41. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow leaves at 19: 29.
There are 12 trains a day from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Glasgow from Manchester Airport (MIA) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 29.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Airport, which is located around 9.4 miles (15.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Glasgow by train is January.
You have options as you can travel between Manchester Airport (MIA) and Glasgow 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from Manchester Airport

Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
9.4 miles (15.1 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 107 2149 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: re Step free access is provided from the Ground Transport Interchange to all platforms via lifts or ramps. This station is staffed for all services. This station is Category A. Station staff can provide assistance from Meeting Point 1 (adjacent to the Station Booking Office) and throughout the railway station, and with boarding and alighting the train. Customers requiring assistance should make themselves known to station staff no less than 20 minutes prior to the departure time of their train. Customers requiring assistance to access other services or to connect with terminals should request this from their airline or Manchester Airport Group. Assistance can be requested in advance by contacting the TransPennine Express Assisted Travel Team on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay). Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible public telephones: In the station cafe on platforms 2 and 3 | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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