How to get to and from Manchester Airport from Glasgow
Glasgow is 227 miles north of Manchester Airport. There are a number of ways to travel to and from Manchester Airport from Glasgow.
Regular trains connect Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central. The average journey time is 3 hours 44 minutes, with the fastest trains making the journey in 3 hours 27 minutes. Some trains connect in Edinburgh or Preston but there are also direct trains to Glasgow to the airport.
You can travel from Manchester Airport to Glasgow by bus in just 5 hours 25 minutes on the fastest, direct buses. Some buses from Manchester Airport connect with Glasgow services at Manchester coach station.
Driving between Glasgow and Manchester Airport takes between 3 and 4 hours via the M6, A74(M) and M74. If you don’t have your own car you can hire a car from the airport. If you’re driving from Glasgow to the airport you may prefer to book an airport hotel for the night before your flight.