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If you want to take a coach from Glasgow to Manchester, then you have several options to select from. The connection is offered by 4 different companies: megabus, Distribusion, National Express and Busbud. Usually there’s coach tickets available for around £1.00, however, if you book your coach really spontaneously or in times of exceedingly high demand, you are likely to pay a bit more for your ticket. The quickest coach will take you from Manchester to Glasgow within 4 hr 10 min. Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!

  Bus Glasgow - Manchester    295 km
Ø Bus connections19 x
Savings-80%

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
      13:10
      17:30
    26 Jul
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.14
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      13:10
      17:30
    19 Aug
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.14
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      13:10
      17:30
    12 Aug
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.14
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:55
      04:10
    8 Aug
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.14
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    5 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    6 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    2 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    10 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    13 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    1 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      11:00
      15:35
    9 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      08:20
      12:35
    31 Aug
    megabusmegabus
    from £3.43
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:50
    18 Aug
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.36
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:50
    22 Aug
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.71


  Carpooling Glasgow - Manchester    295 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Glasgow to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Glasgow
    Manchester
      13:20
      17:20
    1 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £27.40


  Bus Manchester - Glasgow    295 km
Ø Bus connections19 x
Savings-80%

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
      17:30
      22:30
    9 Aug
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.14
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      17:30
      22:30
    8 Aug
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.14
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:00
      17:10
    24 Aug
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.14
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    8 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    6 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    23 Sep
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      10:15
      14:45
    31 Aug
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    1 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    19 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:25
      18:05
    6 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £1.71
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      02:15
      06:30
    7 Aug
    megabusmegabus
    from £3.43
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      13:00
      17:10
    1 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £3.43
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      14:10
      18:40
    12 Aug
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.36
  • Manchester
    Glasgow
      17:30
      22:30
    26 Jul
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.71


Current ticket prices

First come, first served. Thinking ahead will save you money as the cheapest tickets are usually available when booking quite some time in advance. This way you can get tickets for only £1.00. If you book at short notice, however, a ticket can cost up to £30.20. Our website also gives you the possibility to compare coach journeys to other travel options such as trains, flights and carpooling. You’ll certainly find an awesome bargain!

Bus stops in Glasgow and Manchester

  Stations
N Hanover St , G4 0PF Glasgow (United Kingdom)
  Stations
Bradshaw St , Manchester (United Kingdom)
Princess Road , M14 7FS Manchester (United Kingdom)
Chorlton St 16, Manchester (United Kingdom)

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

If you want to go away but don’t know how, we would highly recommend checking the bus timetables. Taking the bus is not only an eco-friendly option, it’s also quite affordable and as comfortable and convenient as taking a train or plane. In recent years, intercity bus operators have really stepped up their game by offering top-notch amenities ranging from USB ports over multimedia centres to wireless internet for free. On CheckMyBus you can easily find out which operators offer which services. Also make sure to check the individual baggage policies: Most coach providers operating the route Glasgow - Manchester allow you to take cabin luggage and one regular size suitcase on board for free. Additional or oversize luggage can usually be added for some extra pounds. Do you have all the info you need for a successful ride from Manchester to Glasgow? Take a look at the exact location of the coach stations in both cities, check departure times and find the ideal ride. One last piece of advice: Browse our site for the latest discounts. After all, everyone likes a good bargain, right?


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.