How to get to and from Manchester Airport from Glasgow


Manchester Airport to Glasgow

Glasgow is 227 miles north of Manchester Airport. There are a number of ways to travel to and from Manchester Airport from Glasgow.

By train

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.

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By coach

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.

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By car

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.

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