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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 50m

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

$90 - $195

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Bus  •  5h 31m

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

$23 - $30

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Drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Old Trafford 215.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford St to Old Trafford, Warwick Road

$60 - $291

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  4h 7m

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

$58 - $197

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  6h 1m

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

$102 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £17 - £23 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford is to fly and bus which costs £45 - £230 and takes 3h 32m.

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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 via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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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 3h 50m and costs £65 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m 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 3h 50m and costs £65 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £23 and takes 5h 31m.

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

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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: 3h 50m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Old Trafford via Preston, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn, and Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way in around 3h 50m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Old Trafford twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
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 Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
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
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford St to Old Trafford, Warwick Road
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Old Trafford is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Glasgow to Old Trafford.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 884+ hotels available in Old Trafford. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18m and costs £7.

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