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There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Oxford Road

Cheapest option

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

6 alternative options

Train via Preston

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to Manchester

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone

Fly to Manchester

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN)

Fly to Liverpool, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL)
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road

Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone by walk and train

The journey time between Glasgow Queen Street and William Ewart Gladstone is around 3h 15m and covers a distance of around 223 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 11m. Services are operated by TransPennine Express Service. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
3h 15m
Fastest journey time:
3h 11m
Journey distance:
223 miles
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
£65
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:24
Last service departs at:
17:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone walk and train schedules

Glasgow Queen Street → William Ewart Gladstone
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone is to night bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 5h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone is to train which costs £65 - £100 and takes 3h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Shudehill Interchange. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Manchester Oxford Road. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 11m.

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The distance between Glasgow Queen Street and William Ewart Gladstone is 184 miles. The road distance is 216.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs £65 - £100.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Oxford Road takes 3h 11m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs £65 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £24 and takes 5h 11m, you could also fly, which costs £17 - £160 and takes 5h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Glasgow Queen Street, Scotland and William Ewart Gladstone, England?

TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Oxford Road every 4 hours. Tickets cost £65 - £100 and the journey takes 3h 11m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £24 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Birmingham, Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£11 - £140
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£75 - £150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £410
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £22
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £22
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £19
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Shudehill Interchange station.

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Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Manchester Oxford Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Glasgow Queen Street to William Ewart Gladstone.

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Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Jet2.com and four other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 369+ hotels available in William Ewart Gladstone. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Glasgow Queen Street and William Ewart Gladstone. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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