Selected fares from Greater Glasgow to Manchester

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It'd be hard to disagree that Greater Glasgow to Manchester flights connect one great post-industrial city to another, except perhaps to politely point out that Glasgow got there first. Over the last few decades, Manchester has completely re-invented itself and is now a beacon of modernity in Northern England, especially with its recent skyscrapers that have boldly pushed its skyline where few UK cities dare – the jaw-dropping Beetham Tower being a case in point. Another highlight is the alternative club scene that is still the driving force behind the UK music scene. There will simply be something for everyone on your Greater Glasgow to Manchester adventure?

When can I book cheap flights to Manchester from Greater Glasgow?

For good deals on Greater Glasgow to Manchester flights, look at when this city is at its mildest, in particular in November. June and July may be sunnier, but they do come with hefty price tag. If you fancy getting away during winter, then the best time to find the best savings from Greater Glasgow to Manchester is in January. If you want to save even more money, make sure to book for a Wednesday evenings.

Arriving at Greater Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport (GLA), 10 miles west of the city centre and just south of the Clyde, is only a 15-minute ride away on the 500 bus. It leaves every 10 minutes and costs about GBP 7. Alternatively, a train service runs to Paisley Gilmour Street, where you'll need to transfer to a bus for the last mile. Terminal 1 is the place to head for all Manchester-bound flights.

Flying from Greater Glasgow to Manchester

Greater Glasgow Manchester flights are pretty quick and take around one hour and 10 minutes. Flybe and Loganair are the airlines to book with to get you there for less, while British Airways and Air Lingus will fly you to the Capital of the North in more style and comfort.

Getting from the airport to Manchester

Manchester Airport has three separate terminals. British Airways and Flybe arrivals come in to Terminal 3, while Air Lingus flights arrive at Terminal 1. Both these terminals have good connections to the main transport terminus at Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road. Just follow the signs in Arrivals to 'The Station', which covers train, tram and bus services. The rail link from the Airport costs about GBP 5 one way, as does the tram. A taxi will set you back between GBP 20 and GBP 30 and will take about 30 minutes to get into central Manchester.

What to do when in Manchester

Manchester has a myriad of monuments to explore. There are Roman remains, a medieval castle and Victorian warehouses. Its Gothic Cathedral has a sombre charm, while Manchester Central Library is a veritable temple to the art of writing. If you head to the Northern Quarter, you'll find yourself in the hippest part of town, where vibrant graffiti is scribbled across cutting-edge galleries. However, the spirit of Manchester truly sparks in its people, and their warmth and embraces are enough to dispel any rainy-day blues.

Hotels in Manchester

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Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Hilton Manchester Deansgate
303 Deansgate, Manchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (8 reviews)

This hotel is housed in the first 23 floors of the striking 47-storey steel and glass Beetham Tower, and is located in the centre of the lively city of ...

£97

£97
Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester, Airport
Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester, Airport
Chicago Avenue, Manchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (40 reviews)

Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester, Airport is connected to the terminals via a covered walkway. The nearest train station is a 2-minute walk, putting the shops, ...

£89

£89
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Hotel
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Hotel
Free Trade Hall Peter Street, Manchester
5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (21 reviews)

The hotel is inside one of Manchester's most celebrated buildings, near St. Peter's Square with its convenient Metrolink station. Downtown shops and restaurants ...

£97

£97
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly
One Piccadilly Place, Manchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (19 reviews)

The hotel is a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly Train Station, which offers a fast link to the airport as well as services to other cities. The cafés and shops ...

£71

£71
Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre
Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre
4 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (21 reviews)

Radisson Manchester City Centre is a 10-minute stroll from both Manchester Victoria Train Station and the upscale Harvey Nichols department store. Concert venue ...

£71

£71
The Midland - Manchester
The Midland - Manchester
16 Peter Street, Manchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (28 reviews)

Built in 1903 to serve the central railway, the hotel stands in St. Peter's Square, near the train station of the same name. The impressive monuments of Albert ...

£98

£98
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel
Portland Street, Manchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (30 reviews)

This modern hotel rises above Piccadilly Gardens in the centre of Manchester. Arndale Shopping, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, the Manchester Central Convention ...

£64

£64
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre
35 Portland Street, Manchester
3.0 out of 5.0
2.9 out of 5 (125 reviews)

This 19th century heritage hotel is one block from Manchester's Chinatown, 500 meters from the Palace theatre, and close to Piccadilly Gardens, the Manchester ...

£40

£40
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa
London Road, Manchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (28 reviews)

Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa is a 3-minute walk from Piccadilly Train Station and 10 minutes from O2 Apollo Manchester. Guests can reach city center shops ...

£77

£77
Clayton Hotel, Manchester Airport
Clayton Hotel, Manchester Airport
Outwood Lane, Manchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (100 reviews)

Clayton Hotel, Manchester Airport is adjacent to Manchester Airport and just a 20-minute drive from the city center, where guests can shop at The Lowry Center ...

£65

£65
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