Which train company can I use?
The journey from Manchester, situated in England and Glasgow, which is in Scotland is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
How much times does it take?
Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Glasgow from Manchester. The average journey duration between Manchester to Glasgow is 3h22m to travel the 184 miles.
How much does it costs?
Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Glasgow by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Manchester to Glasgow tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 1 month in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £14 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £38 for your trip. Thus, you will save 63% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 month in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.
The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Manchester and Glasgow by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Glasgow to Manchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The most efficient way to spend less on your Manchester Glasgow train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.
You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.
For instance, train tickets from Manchester to Glasgow cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Glasgow to Manchester, the card will have paid for itself.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Manchester to Glasgow train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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