Enjoy a comfortable journey all the way to Glasgow for less. Now you can experience the best in coach travel with a guaranteed seat when you book, ample leg room, free Wi-Fi and more!
With all of this from just £18 one-way* it's no wonder more people are choosing National Express.
Book now on either our day or night service using the blue journey planner above.
|Manchester to Glasgow journey information
|Fastest journey time
|From £18 *
|No. of stops
|2 (other services use further stops)
|First & last journey daily
Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.
Our 181 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:
Our 182 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:
Our 184 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:
If you need to travel into the city to get to the station, it is supported by several public transport options. The city-wide tram service and the Metroshuttle, ferrying you for free between the cities' rail stations, are very useful, and of course, taxis will drop you at a dedicated taxi rank outside the station.
When inside the station you'll find plenty of facilities to ensure you're more than ready for your journey ahead.
For more information, take a look at our Manchester Central Coach Station facilities page.
Located right in the city centre, Buchanan Bus Station is the most central place to start your adventure in Glasgow.
As you arrive, you'll find plenty of facilities for your comfort. While outside you'll find plenty of shops, restaurants and cafes to help you get your bearings and start exploring.
The first coach leaves from Manchester Coach Station at 1.35am, terminating at Glasgow Bus Station at 6.45am.
The last coach leaves from Manchester Coach Station at 15.45pm, arriving at Glasgow Bus Station at 20.45pm.
A one-way journey from Manchester to Glasgow is available from £18 *.
Our fastest coach from Manchester to Glasgow takes 5 hours.
We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.
Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.
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