How to get from Glasgow to Oldham

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Travel Information to Oldham from Glasgow

distanceDistance181 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £291
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 4 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 181 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Glasgow to Oldham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Oldham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Oldham

Travel to Oldham 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 to Oldham.
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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Oldham: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Oldham, which costs on average £10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Oldham:

A coach is £280 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Oldham costing on average £291.

A coach is £13 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Oldham costing on average £23.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Oldham is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Glasgow and Oldham can usually take longer:

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Oldham is approximately 181 miles away from Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Oldham is:

  • Around 3 coaches per day.
  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Oldham from Glasgow as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Oldham:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Oldham, Cheapside.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Glasgow to Oldham depart from Glasgow Central to Oldham King Street.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Oldham:

  • You can take a coach from Glasgow to Oldham with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £10 with Megabus from Glasgow to Oldham.
  • You can travel between Glasgow and Oldham by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £291 with British Airways from Glasgow to Oldham.
  • You can go to Oldham from Glasgow by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £23 with Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Oldham on Omio.
Your journey from Glasgow to Oldham doesn't have to end in Oldham. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Bradford or Leeds. If you’d like to add London, Bradford or Leeds to your Glasgow to Oldham trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Oldham today!

When planning your trip between Glasgow and Oldham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £10 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £291 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £23 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Glasgow to Oldham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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