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There are 9 ways to get from Milngavie to Manchester by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 2m

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

£67 - £276

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Bus via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St  •  6h 34m

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

£14 - £18

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Bus  •  6h 29m

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

£28 - £46

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Milngavie to Manchester 224.4 miles

£35 - £60

Fly Glasgow to Manchester  •  5h 8m

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

£63 - £310

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly

£88 - £364

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  6h 1m

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

£85 - £503

Train to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Milngavie to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly

£80 - £337

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Milngavie to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

£85 - £506

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The cheapest way to get from Milngavie to Manchester is to bus via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St which costs £14 - £18 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Milngavie to Manchester is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milngavie station to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Milngavie station and arriving at Shudehill Interchange via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milngavie to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Milngavie and arriving at Manchester Oxford Road via Glasgow Central and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Milngavie and Manchester is 190 miles. The road distance is 224.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Milngavie to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs £65 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Milngavie to Manchester, including transfers.

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Milngavie to Manchester bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Milngavie to Manchester is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs £65 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £50 and takes 6h 29m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £310 and takes 5h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Milngavie to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 190.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Milngavie, Scotland and Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Milngavie to Manchester via Glasgow Central Low Level, Glasgow Central, and Preston in around 4h 2m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange once daily. Tickets cost £23 - £40 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £310
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £320
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £470
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £470
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £500
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £320
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Girona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£100 - £420
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £480
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
48 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 Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Single
£18 - £27
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
55 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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Milngavie to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
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
£23 - £40
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
Bus from Glasgow to MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
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 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Milngavie to Manchester bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Shudehill Interchange station.

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Milngavie to Manchester train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Oxford Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milngavie to Manchester is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Milngavie to Manchester.

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

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