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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 52m

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

£71 - £272

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Bus  •  5h 52m

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

£12 - £16

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Night train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly

£67 - £101

Drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground 216.8 miles

£30 - £50

Fly Glasgow to Manchester  •  5h 37m

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

£20 - £237

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester  •  5h 42m

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

£30 - £143

Fly Glasgow to Liverpool, train  •  6h 23m

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

£27 - £185

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  6h 15m

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

£47 - £280

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

£58 - £261

Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground by train, tram and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Old Trafford Cricket Ground is around 3h 49m and covers a distance of around 226 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 32m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, Northern Rail and others, the Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Typically 124 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 49m
Fastest journey time:
3h 32m
Journey distance:
226 miles
Services per week:
124
Cheapest price:
£71
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:24
Last service departs at:
20:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground train, tram and walk schedules

Glasgow → Old Trafford Cricket Ground
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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground is to bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Old Trafford, Greatstone Road via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Old Trafford via Preston and Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Old Trafford Cricket Ground is 185 miles. The road distance is 216.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £70 - £280.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £70 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5h 52m, you could also fly, which costs £20 - £240 and takes 5h 37m.

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  • Distance: 185.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground via Preston, Manchester Piccadilly, Piccadilly, and Old Trafford in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St once daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £240
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Newquay
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Luton, Jersey
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £460
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£9 - £110
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£9 - £110
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£20 - £120
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£11 - £110
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £390
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £750
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Derry
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £480
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £270
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £120
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £23
Night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 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 Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £25
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
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 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
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
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Glasgow to Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

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Jet2.com, Lufthansa, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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