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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

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Mills Hill (Manchester)

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester Shudehill

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Oldham

Fly to Manchester

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

Fly to Liverpool, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL)
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria

Fly to Birmingham, train

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

Glasgow to Oldham by train

70 Weekly Trains
4h 28m Average Duration
£70 Cheapest Price
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Glasgow → Oldham
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Oldham is to night bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 4h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Oldham is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 3h 36m.

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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 Mills Hill (Manchester) via Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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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 4h 28m and costs £70 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Glasgow to Oldham, including transfers.

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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 4h 28m and costs £70 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 5h 30m, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £170 and takes 5h 48m.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Oldham train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Mills Hill (Manchester) station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Oldham.
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  • Distance: 183 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Oldham via Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange twice daily. Tickets cost £14 - £24 and the journey takes 4h 50m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £430
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £470
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £500
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £2,900
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Derry
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £430
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £23
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Mills Hill (Manchester)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £17
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester Shudehill
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Glasgow to Manchester Thomas Street
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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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Lufthansa, Ryanair, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 327+ 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 shuttle which takes 15 min and costs £7.

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