Trains from

Glasgow to Manchester

  1. on time
    Glasgow Central
    05:40
    Glasgow Central
    07:57
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:06
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:59
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Glasgow Central
    05:49
    Glasgow Central
    08:15
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:24
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:15
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:30
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:56
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:06
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:57
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:37
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:57
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:06
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:57
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:14
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:24
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:15
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:40
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:23
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:59
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:40
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:56
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:06
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:57
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:16
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:24
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:15
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Glasgow to Manchester

  • Train Fares from: £12.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 12
  • Distance: 183 miles (295 km)
  • Train operators: TransPennine Express
  • Origin: Glasgow
  • Destination: Manchester
  • How long does it take to travel from Glasgow to Manchester by train?

    The average journey time between Glasgow and Manchester is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 12 trains per day travelling from Glasgow to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Manchester?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Glasgow to Manchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Glasgow to Manchester.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Glasgow and Manchester?

    The distance between Glasgow and Manchester is 183 miles.

    Distance: 183 miles
  • What time is the first train from Glasgow to Manchester?

    The first train from Glasgow to Manchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Glasgow to Manchester?

    The last train from Glasgow to Manchester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Glasgow to Manchester

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Glasgow to Manchester here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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