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Journey details

Best price 15 £
Journey duration 3 h 31 min
Connections per day 144
First departure: 04:25
Last departure: 23:59
Distance 295km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Manchester to Glasgow , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Trains from Manchester to Glasgow: which companies can you travel with?

Virail cooperates with more than 200 partners in Europe and in the rest of the world, among which also Nationalrail serving the train route Manchester - Glasgow.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Glasgow?

The average price of train tickets from Manchester to Glasgow is of 69,80 £. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from Manchester to Glasgow can be around 15,00 £.

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Trains from Manchester to Glasgow


Sometimes it is possible to get cheaper solutions by having a look at limited offers or at fidelity programs made available on the companies' websites.

For short distances like between Manchester and Glasgow, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

Which stations do the trains to Glasgow leave from?

The trains to Glasgow can leave from Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ] or Manchester Victoria [ MCV ] and arrive at Glasgow Central [ GLC ] or Glasgow Queen Street [ GLQ ].

How long will it take you from Manchester to Glasgow by train and when do the trains leave?

The first train to Glasgow leaves at 04:02, whereas the last one at 21:02. On average, the journey lasts 3 hours and 38 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Glasgow in 3 hours and 6 minutes.

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