Flights from Manchester to Glasgow can help you save a good deal of time on this trip north, taking just over an hour to complete. Services tend to depart in the morning, late in the afternoon and in the evening, and there’s usually a strong supply of Manchester to Glasgow flights.
The brevity of the journey should also negate the need to consider any connecting services, although if you are struggling for availability on your preferred dates of travel, there are services that fly from Manchester to Glasgow via Amsterdam. Even with the diversion this option can take as little as four hours.
Glasgow Airport is located approximately eight miles from the city centre, which can be easily reached by public transport. The Glasgow Shuttle is a direct bus service that departs for the city centre up to every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day, 364 days a year. Tickets are inexpensive and are available to purchase direct from the driver, with credit and debit cards accepted in addition to cash.
Paisley Gilmour Street is the closest rail station to the airport, and can be reached by using the McGill’s 757 bus service, or taking a short taxi. The First 500 Glasgow Shuttle bus service runs from the airport to Buchanan Street Bus Station, making stops at Queen Street and the Central Train Station along the way.
Taxis are available 24 hours a day outside the main terminal building, while rental companies such as Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty all have offices at the airport, for those looking to hire their own car. It is also possible to walk or cycle to the city centre, which is linked to the airport by a local footpath network, and the National Cycle Network.