There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford by 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 TransPennine Express  •  3 h 39 min

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

$96 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester National Express

$23 - $28

4 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 55 min

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

$130 - $200

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Old Trafford 215.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from Glasgow  •  3 h 24 min

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

$58 - $283

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN

$55 - $189

Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Old Trafford is 296 km. The road distance is 345 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 4 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs £40 - £210.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Old Trafford, Wharfside Way/Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford, including transfers.

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Old Trafford, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Glasgow to Old Trafford twice daily. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Old Trafford 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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