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

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
17:503h32
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
21:22Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
13:503h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
17:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
15:503h27
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
19:17Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
16:503h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
20:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
14:503h10
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:00Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change

Train timetableManchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 24 May
Avanti West Coast
13:503h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
17:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
14:503h10
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:00Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
15:503h27
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
19:17Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
16:503h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
20:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
17:503h32
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
21:22Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change

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

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

3 h 18 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

295 km

To travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
14:503h10
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:00Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
13:503h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
17:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
16:503h11
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
20:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
15:503h27
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
19:17Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
17:503h32
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
21:22Glasgow Central (GLC)
£811One-way
1 change

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

distanceDistance183 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) cover the 183 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £25, but the average price of train tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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

Find the best trains between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Glasgow Central (GLC) with Omio's travel partners TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and ScotRail from £36. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

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

    FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) can start from as little as £25 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is £60; 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 train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is 3 h 10 min   to travel the 183 mile long trip, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 04: 55. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 20: 33.
    There are 12 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Take the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Bus or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 33.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Glasgow Central (GLC) by train is November.
    You have options as you can travel between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Glasgow Central (GLC) 2 different ways: coach or train.

    Trains arriving to 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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