There are 9 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 4m

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

£75 - £112

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Bus  •  6h 48m

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

£15 - £22

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Train via Carlisle  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock

£59 - £115

Bus via Shudehill Interchange  •  6h 51m

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

£29 - £49

Drive  •  3h 56m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine 228.5 miles

£35 - £60

Fly Manchester to Glasgow, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Irvine

£58 - £254

Fly Manchester to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Irvine

£51 - £291

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 14m

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

£78 - £308

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Irvine

£87 - £231

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 6h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Irvine. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Irvine, East Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Irvine via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Irvine is 178 miles. The road distance is 228.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 178.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Irvine, Scotland?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine via Glasgow Central in around 4h 4m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow twice daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Exeter
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Exeter
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £330
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £330
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £330
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £270
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £270
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £380
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £270
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £270
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £2,500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£27 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Irvine
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£22 - £29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£5 - £8
1st Class
£17 - £24
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £12
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Single
£22 - £35
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 MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
Megabus UK

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 6h 48m.

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There is no direct flight from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Irvine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine is 229 miles. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Irvine.

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

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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