There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford by train, bus, night 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.

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly

$92 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 57 min

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

$23 - $28

6 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 53 min

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

$127 - $197

Night bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn) M11

$32 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Old Trafford 215.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Glasgow to Manchester  •  3 h 27 min

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

$58 - $283

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 5 min

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

$55 - $189

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

$101 - $253

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford is to fly which costs £40 - £220 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) via Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Old Trafford is 185 miles. The road distance is 215.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £70 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £70 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 4 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £220 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Glasgow to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 184.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Glasgow to Old Trafford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Old Trafford 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $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 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
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.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

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