Trains from

Manchester to Glasgow

  1. departed
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14
    15:31
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14
    16:24
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3
    16:41
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    19:15
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. expected to depart at 
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14
    15:47
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14
    16:41
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1
    16:53
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3
    19:23
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14
    16:45
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14
    17:19
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:25
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:59
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    17:47
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    18:41
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:53
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3
    21:15
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    18:26
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    19:02
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    19:15
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:44
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    18:48
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    19:20
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:25
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    22:02
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    19:47
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    20:19
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    20:25
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    23:09
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:56
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 5 estimated
    20:33
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:38
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    23:17
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Manchester to Glasgow

  • Train Fares from: £12.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 9
  • Distance: 183 miles (295 km)
  • Train operators: TransPennine Express
  • Origin: Manchester
  • Destination: Glasgow
  • How long does it take to travel from Manchester to Glasgow by train?

    The average journey time between Manchester and Glasgow is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 9 trains per day travelling from Manchester to Glasgow. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Manchester and Glasgow?

    The distance between Manchester and Glasgow is 183 miles.

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

    The first train from Manchester to Glasgow departs at .

    What time is the last train from Manchester to Glasgow?

    The last train from Manchester to Glasgow 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 Manchester to Glasgow

    • 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 Manchester to Glasgow here.
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