It takes an average of 3h 44m to travel from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport by train, over a distance of around 190 miles (305 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport and tickets for this journey start from £15.10 when you book in advance.
From 3h 30m
190 miles (305 km)
8 trains per day
Direct trains available
Want to find out more about taking the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport? Look no further.
The train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport usually takes around 3h 48m but can take just 3h 28m on the fastest services, with around 18 trains running on this popular route every day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.
You’ll be travelling on a TransPennine Express service on your way to Edinburgh, as they operate all trains on this route. During your journey with TransPennine Express, you can enjoy free WiFi, plug sockets, and access to an onboard entertainment platform.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or get a Railcard.
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If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport is right for you.
National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.
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