The cheapest buses from Glasgow to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$18

Average

$28

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to London will cost around $ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 18.

Cheapest
09:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan9h15 06:30PMLondon
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$181One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h00 07:30AMLondon
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$191One-way
10:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan11h00 09:00PMLondon
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$191One-way
10:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h20 07:05AMLondon
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$211One-way
11:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan10h20 09:20PMLondon
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$211One-way

Timetable Glasgow to London

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09:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan9h15 06:30PMLondon
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09:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan10h50 08:05PMLondon
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09:25AMGlasgow, Buchanan12h10 09:35PMLondon
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09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan12h10 09:50PMLondon
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10:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan10h25 08:25PMLondon
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10:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan11h00 09:00PMLondon
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11:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan10h20 09:20PMLondon
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09:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan10h25 07:55AMLondon
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09:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan10h45 08:15AMLondon
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10:15PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h25 06:40AMLondon
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10:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h20 07:05AMLondon
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10:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h35 07:20AMLondon
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11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan11h55 10:55AMLondon
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11:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h00 07:30AMLondon
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Sep 27
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Tue
Sep 28
$122Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$83British Airways
Wed
Sep 29
$114Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$58British Airways
Thu
Sep 30
$122Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$53British Airways
Fri
Oct 1
$167Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$79easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$89Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$124easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
$122Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$98easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$122Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$54easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$107Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$54easyJet
Wed
Oct 6
$107Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$54easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
$114Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$50easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$167Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$79easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$167Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$152easyJet
Sun
Oct 10
$167Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$127easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$167Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$54easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$122Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$44easyJet
Wed
Oct 13
$114Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$44easyJet
Thu
Oct 14
$133Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
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Fri
Oct 15
$122Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$44easyJet
Sat
Oct 16
$72Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$58British Airways
Sun
Oct 17
$114Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$70easyJet

The fastest buses from Glasgow to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

8 h

Average

10 h 11 m

Buses per day

14

Distance

555 km

Of the 14 buses that leave Glasgow for London every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 555 km distance in an average of 10 h 11 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h .

The slowest buses will take 12 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h00 07:30AMLondon
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$191One-way
2nd Fastest
10:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h20 07:05AMLondon
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$211One-way
10:15PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h25 06:40AMLondon
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$281One-way
10:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h35 07:20AMLondon
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$281One-way
09:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan9h15 06:30PMLondon
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$181One-way

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Bus Information between Glasgow and London

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€14)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express, Megabus or Infobus

Buses from Glasgow to London cover the 344 miles (555 km) long journey taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€14), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Bus companies

Bus between Glasgow and London with National Express

National Express buses will get you from Glasgow to London from $16 (€13). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Glasgow - London bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Glasgow to London:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from Glasgow to London

    If you want to see as much as possible during a trip through the United Kingdom, a trip by train or bus is best for you. This is why many people nowadays choose the Glasgow - London bus. Even if the distance is not exactly short with over 660 kilometers, travelers can admire on the way in all peace the impressive nature of Scotland and England. Every day there are several buses running between the capitals of the two countries. From morning to evening travellers have many options.

    Which bus companies travel from Glasgow to London?

    All journeys for the Glasgow - London bus are made by the English bus company National Express. The bus company is not only the largest operator of buses on the island, but also in the rest of Europe. Anyone who has ever travelled with a National Express bus knows how comfortable and pleasant travelling is.

    How long does the bus ride from Glasgow to London take?

    For a route as long as the bus from Glasgow to London, it is clear that travellers have to plan for a relatively long journey. In total, a direct journey takes at least 8:30 hours. Most connections from the National Express are direct, but from time to time there is a stopover in Birmingham. In this case, the journey time increases to almost 11:30 hours. Since it can often take much longer than 9 hours even for direct journeys, travellers should be careful when choosing the connection.

    How often can I take the long distance bus from Glasgow to London?

    Per day National Express operates almost 5 connections for the bus from Glasgow to London. If you want to see as much of the route as possible, you should take one of the buses in the early morning. If you prefer to drive through the night, you can also depart late in the evening. Thus, the right options are offered for all travellers.

    Bus stations on the Glasgow - London route?

    At which bus station does the bus start in Glasgow? The buses start in Glasgow from the Buchanan bus station. The station is right in the city centre and within walking distance of Buchanan Street underground station. Unfortunately there are no restaurants at the bus station, but right next to it is the Buchanan Galleries shopping centre, where travellers can get food for the trip.

    At which bus station does the bus arrive in London? Like most other buses, the bus from Glasgow in London arrives at the Victoria Coach Station. The bus station is about 100 metres from Victoria Station, from where underground trains run to every part of the city.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap bus tickets between Glasgow and London cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Glasgow to London buses for as little as $16 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a bus ticket between Glasgow and London?
    If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow to London bus to cost on average $17 (€14)  one way.
    How many miles is it from Glasgow to London by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to London from Glasgow by bus to be approximately 344 miles (555 km).
    How long is the bus ride between Glasgow and London?
    While the time it takes to travel 344 miles (555 km) from Glasgow to London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Glasgow to London bus journey time is on average 8 h.
    What station does the bus from Glasgow to London depart from? Which London bus station do I come into from Glasgow?

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arriving in London, Victoria Coach Station.

    Where is the Glasgow bus station located? Where is the London bus station located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Glasgow Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Glasgow. The most popular arrival bus station in London, called London, Victoria Coach Station, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

    What bus providers offer a service from Glasgow to London?
    When taking a bus from Glasgow to London, you can count on National Express, Megabus or Infobus for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to London from Glasgow and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Can I purchase a direct bus from Glasgow to London?
    Yes, you can search for direct buses from Glasgow to London on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.
    When does the first bus depart from Glasgow to London? When does the last bus depart from Glasgow to London?
    You can take the earliest bus from Glasgow to London at 8: 30 PM   or take the last bus from Glasgow to London leaving at 10: 30 PM. Look for the latest Glasgow to London bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
    How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Glasgow to London for the best deals?
    You can find buses between Glasgow and London to cost on average $17 (€14) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to London bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.