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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Stockport 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

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

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Night bus

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

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Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Stockport

Fly Glasgow to Manchester

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

Fly Glasgow to Liverpool, train

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

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train

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

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train

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

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Manchester

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN)

Glasgow to Stockport by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Stockport is around 3h 43m and covers a distance of around 229 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 29m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, Northern Rail and others, the Glasgow to Stockport train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Stockport. Typically 129 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 22m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
3h 43m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 29m
Train distance:
229 miles
Trains per week:
129
Cheapest price:
£71
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Stockport train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Stockport is to night bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Stockport is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Stockport. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Stockport, Kingsgate via Manchester City Centre, Paton Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Stockport. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Stockport via Preston and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Stockport is 190 miles. The road distance is 224.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Stockport without a car is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £70 - £280.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Glasgow to Stockport, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Stockport is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £70 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £28 and takes 5h 32m, you could also fly, which costs £18 - £160 and takes 4h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Stockport.
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  • Distance: 190.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Stockport via Preston and Manchester Piccadilly in around 3h 39m. 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 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Birmingham, Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
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 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £410
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £450
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £430
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£11 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £130
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£75 - £150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £550
Train operators
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 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
36 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
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Stockport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£18 - £27
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
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
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 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Glasgow to Stockport train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Stockport is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Glasgow to Stockport.

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

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