Bus from Glasgow to Manchester and return

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Ticket prices for a bus from Glasgow to Manchester normally start at £1.50. In times of unusually high demand though, trips can be a little more expensive, which is why it’s good to compare and contrast! Use our search function to find the perfect option for your preferences and pick one of the buses offered by National Express and Busbud. The fastest bus from Manchester to Glasgow only takes 4 hr 30 min. Click "Find Now" to see all available coaches and hop on!

  Bus Glasgow - Manchester    295 km
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-70%

The cheapest coach connections from Glasgow to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    6 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    10 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    13 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    1 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    8 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    9 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:50
    23 Sep
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:50
    28 Sep
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:50
    29 Sep
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:50
    24 Sep
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:50
    22 Sep
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:50
    30 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63


  Bus Manchester - Glasgow    295 km
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-70%

The cheapest coach connections from Manchester to Glasgow

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    8 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    1 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    6 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    4 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    15 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:10
    26 Oct
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:10
    19 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.69
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      14:10
      18:40
    29 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63


Current ticket prices

First come, first served. Taking a bus from Glasgow to Manchester will cost you between £1.50 and £17.80, normally depending on demand. When you opt for one of the non-stop connections, you’ll reach your destination within 4 hr 30 min. Should you have to change buses at some point, however, the journey time can be up to 5 hr 0 min.

Bus stops in Glasgow and Manchester

  Stations
N Hanover St , G4 0PF Glasgow (United Kingdom)
  Stations
Chorlton St 16, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Bradshaw St , Manchester (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Glasgow to Manchester and return

You are looking for a budget travel option which is at the same time ecofriendly and convenient? In this case, taking the intercity bus from Glasgow to Manchester is the way to go! You don’t have to spend a lot of money to experience top-notch amenities ranging from air-conditioning over free luggage transportation to comfy seats. Even electric sockets, USB ports and complimentary WiFi can already be found on many buses. If you're not sure which offer is the best one for you, then CheckMyBus can help you: At a glance, you can find details on the exact location of the bus terminals, on travelling times and on the latest discount codes. This way you have to spend even less! You see, taking a bus is as comfortable and convenient as taking a plane or train. All you need to do is to compare the individual offers and book your cheap ticket!


Glasgow and Manchester: Useful Info

Glasgow
0.61 Million
Manchester
395,515
Taxi
£4.22
£4.77
Glasgow
Manchester
A taxi journey in Glasgow is 12% cheaper than in Manchester.
Local buses
£2.15
£2.60
Glasgow
Manchester
A bus fare in Glasgow is 18% cheaper than in Manchester.
Beer
£3.50
£3.50
Glasgow
Manchester
A pint of beer in Glasgow is 0% more expensive than in Manchester.
Water
£1.01
£1.12
Glasgow
Manchester
A bottle of water in Glasgow is 10% cheaper than in Manchester.
Meal
£4.45
£5.02
Glasgow
Manchester
A meal in Glasgow is 12% cheaper than in Manchester.