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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Oldham by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western

£70 - £280

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Night bus  •  5h 43m

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

£12 - £16

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange M11

£17 - £28

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Oldham 220.2 miles

£30 - £50

Fly to Manchester  •  5h 34m

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

£55 - £220

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  5h 53m

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

£57 - £237

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 2m

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

£87 - £395

Glasgow → Oldham
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Oldham is to night bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Oldham is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Oldham, King Street via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Oldham King Street via Wigan North Western and Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Oldham is 183 miles. The road distance is 220.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Oldham without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs £70 - £280.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Glasgow to Oldham, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Oldham bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Oldham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Oldham is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs £70 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £28 and takes 5h 37m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £220 and takes 5h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Oldham.
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  • Distance: 183 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Oldham, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western hourly. Tickets cost £75 - £270 and the journey takes 2h 34m. TransPennine Express Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £24 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £490
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £490
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
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
£100 - £500
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
TUI Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£120 - £490
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £19
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
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
Night bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Oldham bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Shudehill Interchange station.

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Glasgow to Oldham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Oldham is 220 miles. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Glasgow to Oldham.

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Aer Lingus, Jet2.com, TUI Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Oldham. Prices start at £75 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 £8.

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