You can get from Manchester to Glasgow by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Glasgow on 24 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||183 miles (295 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£11 - £35|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £11 • 3 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £35 • 3 h 8 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or First Transpennine Express|
Travel 183 miles (295 km) by coach or train from Manchester to Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to Glasgow.
There are 2 ways that you can travel to Glasgow from Manchester. You can take a coach or train.
The cheapest way from Manchester to Glasgow is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Glasgow:
A coach is generally £24 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £35 from Manchester to Glasgow.
The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Glasgow is by train, which takes on average 3 h 8 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 55 min.
You should expect to travel around 183 miles (295 km) from Manchester to Glasgow.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Glasgow is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Glasgow from Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Glasgow:
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Yes, there are direct services available to Glasgow from Manchester with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Glasgow as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Manchester to Glasgow.
Before travelling from Manchester to Glasgow, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Manchester to Glasgow tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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