Cheap flights from Glasgow to Manchester

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The best prices from Glasgow to Manchester are usually found in September or October, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN)

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to MAN flight in 2021: compare Glasgow to Manchester flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Manchester.
GG1 - MAN
Price
£83 - £159
MAN
Temperature
7 - 21 °C
MAN
Rainfall
50 - 88 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Average price

£140

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£83

From Glasgow to Manchester

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Glasgow to Manchester?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Glasgow to Manchester. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Manchester.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Glasgow to Manchester?

Users have found that booking a flight from Glasgow to Manchester at least 48 days early can save you up to 67% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 48 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Glasgow to Manchester for as little as £120 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £164 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Glasgow to Manchester?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Manchester. Flights to Manchester from Glasgow in April are about £98 on average during April, but can be found for as low as £76.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Manchester (GG1 - MAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Glasgow to Manchester at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 42% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Manchester in April, May 2021

The best prices found for GLA to MAN flights in April, May
21 May - 23 May
£61pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
21 May - 23 May
£82pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
     
3 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
21 May - 23 May
£147pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

Glasgow to Manchester 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Manchester from Glasgow found for this year
21 May - 23 May
£61pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
18 Jun - 21 Jun
£66pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
1 Sep - 4 Sep
£80pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to Manchester from Glasgow

The cheapest one-way flights from Glasgow to Manchester
13:55 - 12:30
Ryanair
2 stops
22h 35m
GLA - MAN
Ryanair
£70
Gotogate
02:30 - 10:05
easyJet
1 stop
7h 35m
GLA - MAN
easyJet
£78
easyJet worldwide
03:50 - 04:50
British Airways
1 stop
25h 00m
GLA - MAN
British Airways
£86
Expedia

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Manchester

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow to Manchester due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Glasgow and Manchester for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Glasgow to Manchester have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Glasgow to Manchester that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Flybe, easyJet, and Ryanair. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to Manchester for under £73 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Manchester for under £73. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £61, but on average you can expect to pay £95.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Manchester for under £73 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Glasgow to Manchester, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Manchester?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 21 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Manchester is typically hotter than in Glasgow. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to Manchester?

For as low as £150, KLM can have you in Manchester from Glasgow in 4h 20m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Glasgow to Manchester return?

According to our current data, Ryanair (£62), KLM (£150), and easyJet (£189) offers the cheapest pricing from Glasgow to Manchester. Ryanair is currently priced 50% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Glasgow to Manchester one-way?

£24 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ryanair. You may also be able to find cheap deals on easyJet and British Airways, with prices starting from £78 and £86, respectively.

Alternative routes for Glasgow to Manchester

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Manchester

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Glasgow to Manchester.
Average temperature for April in Manchester
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Manchester
63.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Manchester

Top 6 airlines flying from Glasgow to Manchester

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow to Manchester choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Flybe
£66 £120 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Flybe. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Ryanair
£70 £131 No cancel fee N/A
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easyJet
£98 £211 No cancel fee 86%
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British Airways
£77 £263 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
£187 £282 No cancel fee 75%
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Loganair
£195 £340 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Loganair. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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