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Bus from Glasgow to Manchester

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Best prices for bus tickets Glasgow to Manchester

from £9.00 MORE 4h48m
from £1.50 MORE 4h18m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Glasgow to Manchester
from £11.50 MORE 3h22m
from £21.13 MORE 6h57m

Bus times from Glasgow to Manchester

Every day many National Express coaches travel from Glasgow to Manchester: you can check coach timetables for your next journey on the National Express website.

Megabus coaches often make the connection between the two cities. You can find Megabus coaches departure times directly on the Megabus website.

Route information

Bus Glasgow Manchester

Bus journey Glasgow to Manchester

Bus Time 4h34m
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Destination Manchester, England
Distance 183 Miles
Cheapest bus ticket fare: from £1.50
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus

Bus tickets from Glasgow (Scotland) to Manchester (England) can be provided by National Express, Megabus. We recommend you to check the luggage restrictions and services on board of each company before purchasing your journey.

The cheapest price found to travel in the next month for your bus is £1.50. This price, based on a standard fare without a coachcard, can vary depending when you want to travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket to Manchester from Glasgow.

It takes on average 4h34m to travel by bus from Glasgow to Manchester which are 183 miles away from each other. While coach services are often much longer than trains or flights, they are almost always the least expensive solution for your journey.

Travel information for your bus from Glasgow to Manchester

More and more people are choosing to journey by bus in the United Kingdom and Europe because it's a cheap mean of transport. Often, new lines are proposed by coach companies enabling you to go all over UK and everywhere in Europe. Going by coach from Glasgow to Manchester is generally a cheaper solution than the plane, train or private car. However the trip is often longer, and will last approximatively 4h34m.

The travel is more time consuming but today operators focus on comfort on buses and services to satisfy their travelers. Coaches are equipped with large comfortable seats, WiFi and electrical outlets! So you can take with your electronic devices on buses!

For your next travel by coach from Glasgow to Manchester National Express, Megabus request consumers to come 30 minutes before the bus departs. Coming in advance allows you to load your bags and get comfortable on the coach. If you arrive at the coach station at the last moment, boarding is no longer guaranteed.

Concerning baggage allowance most coach operators in UK permit travelers to bring two medium-sized suitcases and one piece of hand luggage per passenger on board. If you want to travel with one or two extra baggage, you can add additional luggage when you buy your ticket and travel with extra bag.

If you need to cancel your travel by coach from Glasgow to Manchester, operators usually propose travel insurance covering personal accident, loss of or damage to personal baggage and personal liability. For further information we advise you to visit companies' websites.

Other transport alternatives

There are alternative transport methods to coach for travelling between Glasgow and Manchester:

Glasgow to Manchester trains

Glasgow to Manchester flights

Discount coach Glasgow to Manchester

National Express discounts Glasgow to Manchester

National Express provides several opportunities to spend less on your ticket when travelling from Glasgow to Manchester by bus. As an example you can benefit from cheaper tickets when you book in advance as well as if you choose to use one of the operator's discount cards or specific passes.

If you plan to travel across the UK for a few days, National Express can help you reduce your costs using the Brit Xplorer passes. It enables you to travel for a fixed price during 7 (£79*), 14 (£139*) or 28 (£219*) consecutive days.

National Express offers Coachcards for people who are between 16 to 26, for seniors and for registered disabled customers. It allows card holders a third off coach fares and only costs £10* per year. It means that if your coach ticket costs £30 or more, the card will pay for itself after only one trip.

Families can also benefit from special discounts with a specific Coachcard. Whether you have 1 (£8* a year) or two children (£16* for 12 months), they may travel anywhere for free if accompanied by a full fare paying adult.

If you want to travel as a group of 4 or more in the United Kingdom, including for your journey to Manchester from Glasgow, you can get 25% on standard fares.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Discounts Megabus Glasgow to Manchester

Megabus is a low-cost operator providing bus services to travel from Glasgow to Manchester. It offers cheap tickets from only £1 each way (plus a 50p* booking fee) to travel across the UK & Europe. These fares are limited that's why you have to be flexible and get your Glasgow Manchester bus tickets in advance.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Coach stations to travel between Glasgow and Manchester

For your journey between Glasgow and Manchester several coach stations of departure and arrival exist. You can choose between the following bus stations departure: Glasgow Academi bus station, Glasgow Citylink bus station.

For your arrival, several coach stations are available :Manchester Central bus station, Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G bus station.

Book a coach from Glasgow to Manchester

To purchase your Glasgow to Manchester bus ticket, you can consult the following coach companies' websites that offer bus tickets between Glasgow to Manchester:

National Express

National Express, the reference of coach trips, offers Glasgow to Manchester bus tickets from £9.00. Note that the earlier you book your ticket from Glasgow to Manchester, the more likely you are to find cheap tickets.


Megabus, the low-cost coach company in UK, serves Glasgow to Manchester by bus at low prices, from £1.50. The company regularly offers discounts to its passenger and prices from £1 to travel by coach.

Best price found for bus from Glasgow to Manchester

Gopili compares prices to find you cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Manchester. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days.

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
£9.50 MORE 06/03/2017 23:55 Megabus 3 days ago
£10.60 MORE 16/03/2017 13:00 National Express 5 days ago
£11.50 MORE 25/02/2017 08:20 Megabus 5 days ago
£11.50 MORE 16/03/2017 08:20 Megabus 5 days ago
£11.50 MORE 21/02/2017 08:20 Megabus 3 days ago
£11.50 MORE 09/03/2017 08:20 Megabus 1 day ago
£11.50 MORE 22/02/2017 08:20 Megabus 12 hours ago
£11.50 MORE 06/03/2017 08:20 Megabus 3 days ago
£11.50 MORE 16/03/2017 11:00 Megabus 5 days ago
£11.50 MORE 21/02/2017 13:10 Megabus 3 days ago

Best price found for Glasgow to Manchester bus tickets for the next 30 days.

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