There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Isle of Man by train, car ferry, night train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man

$88 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place 060
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$45 - $100

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Liverpool James Street  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$148 - $267

Night train, car ferry  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man

$88 - $163

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Heysham
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man

$51 - $118

Fly from Glasgow  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Isle Of Man (IOM) GLA - IOM

$83 - $393

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Isle Of Man (IOM) EDI - IOM

$90 - $339

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Man is to bus and car ferry which costs £30 - £80 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Man is to bus and fly which costs £65 - £260 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Isle of Man is 117 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Man without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7 h 29 min and costs £65 - £180.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Glasgow to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Isle Of Man Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus, Loganair, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Isle Of Man Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £7.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 116.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Isle of Man?

Flybe, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Glasgow to Castletown hourly.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Southampton, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Isle Of Man via Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Amsterdam, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Lerwick, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
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
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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