- on timeGlasgow CentralPlatform 2R04:28Glasgow CentralPlatform 2R06:54Preston (Lancs)Platform 4 estimated07:04Preston (Lancs)Platform 1 estimated07:59Manchester VictoriaPlatform 5 estimatedon timeManchester VictoriaPlatform 5 estimatedOff Peak
- on timeGlasgow Central05:40Glasgow Central07:59Preston (Lancs)Platform 4 estimated08:08Preston (Lancs)Platform 2 estimated08:59Manchester PiccadillyPlatform 13 estimatedon timeManchester PiccadillyPlatform 13 estimatedOff Peak
- on timeGlasgow CentralPlatform 1 estimated06:30Glasgow CentralPlatform 1 estimated08:57Preston (Lancs)Platform 6 estimated09:10Preston (Lancs)Platform 6 estimated09:57Manchester PiccadillyPlatform 13 estimatedon timeManchester PiccadillyPlatform 13 estimatedOff Peak
- on timeGlasgow CentralPlatform 2 estimated07:36Glasgow CentralPlatform 2 estimated09:59Preston (Lancs)Platform 4 estimated10:10Preston (Lancs)Platform 4 estimated10:57Manchester PiccadillyPlatform 13 estimatedon timeManchester PiccadillyPlatform 13 estimatedOff Peak
- on timeGlasgow CentralPlatform 1 estimated08:37Glasgow CentralPlatform 1 estimated11:11Wigan North WesternPlatform 4 estimated11:18Wigan North WesternPlatform 4 estimated11:57Manchester PiccadillyPlatform 13 estimatedon timeManchester PiccadillyPlatform 13 estimatedOff Peak
Journey information from Glasgow to Manchester
- Train Fares from: £12.50
- Fastest route:
- Slowest route:
- Average journey time:
- Changes: Direct
- Trains per day: Around 26
- 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 . On an average weekday, there are 26 trains travelling from Glasgow to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.Avg. Duration
What is the fastest journey from Glasgow to Manchester by train?
The fastest journey time by train is .
How much does the train from Glasgow to Manchester cost?
Train tickets from Glasgow to Manchester can start from as little as £12.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
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 trainLast trainNo 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.
If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.Our guide to ticket types:*Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Manchester to Glasgow.