Cheap bus tickets from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$25

Average

$37

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 London to Glasgow will cost around $ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.

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10:00PMLondon10h15 08:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way
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10:25PMLondon9h50 08:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way
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10:30PMLondon8h10 06:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way
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08:00AMLondon10h05 06:05PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way
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09:30AMLondon10h40 08:10PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way

Bus schedule from London to Glasgow

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08:00AMLondon10h05 06:05PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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08:30AMLondon11h40 08:10PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:30AMLondon10h40 08:10PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:30AMLondon10h25 07:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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09:55AMLondon10h15 08:10PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:00PMLondon11h45 06:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:00PMLondon10h15 08:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:25PMLondon9h50 08:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:30PMLondon9h00 07:30AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:30PMLondon8h10 06:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:30PMLondon16h20 03:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:30PMLondon16h20 03:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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Jan 30
$93London North Eastern Railway
$23Flixbus
$68easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$87London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$57easyJet
Tue
Feb 1
$80London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
$53easyJet
Wed
Feb 2
$73London North Eastern Railway
$16National Express
$56easyJet
Thu
Feb 3
$73London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$53easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$104London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$57easyJet
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Feb 5
$80London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$53easyJet
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Feb 6
$80London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$39easyJet
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Feb 7
$80London North Eastern Railway
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Tue
Feb 8
$48London North Eastern Railway
$16National Express
$38easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$54London North Eastern Railway
$16National Express
$44easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$79London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$43easyJet
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Feb 11
$104London North Eastern Railway
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Feb 12
$93London North Eastern Railway
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Feb 13
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Feb 14
$104London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
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Feb 15
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Feb 16
$73London North Eastern Railway
$16National Express
$43easyJet
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Feb 17
$73London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
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Feb 18
$104London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
$61easyJet

Bus times from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

8 h 10 m

Average

11 h 13 m

Buses per day

12

Distance

555 km

Of the 12 buses that leave London for Glasgow every day 9 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 11 h 13 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 16 h 20 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
10:30PMLondon8h10 06:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30PMLondon9h00 07:30AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$311One-way
10:25PMLondon9h50 08:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way
08:00AMLondon10h05 06:05PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way
10:00PMLondon10h15 08:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$251One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Glasgow

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$16 (€14)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express, Megabus or Infobus

Buses from London to Glasgow cover the 344 miles (555 km) long trip taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $14 (€11), but the average price of bus tickets is $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Bus companies: National Express from London to Glasgow

For as little as $14 (€11) you can travel by bus from London to Glasgow with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Glasgow from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $16

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from London to Glasgow:

  • 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 London to Glasgow: Journey Details

Buses in the United Kingdom are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international routes. There are seven buses running daily between London and Glasgow. The first bus departs at 7:30 a.m. and the last bus leaves London at 11:00 p.m. Journey duration is between 8 hours 15 minutes for the fastest trip and 10 hours 45 minutes for the slowest journey. Most journeys contain no changes but some journeys may contain one change at either Birmingham or Carlisle.

Return buses from Glasgow to London are also available.

Taking the Bus from London

One of the leading cities of the world, London is one of the favorite tourist destinations to visit. From the red telephone boxes to Big Ben, there are many landmarks which are instantly recognizable as London icons. London is a huge city with much to explore and see, but luckily London is also home to one of the oldest transport systems in the world, The London Underground, which makes it fairly easy to travel between sights and areas. London has an extensive and interesting history to also explore, but this is not a city stuck in the past as there are many exciting developments taking place all the time, which visitors can enjoy.

Arriving in Glasgow by Bus

The most populated city in Scotland and one of the most exciting, this is not a city to be missed. Glasgow has seen many musicians and artists emerging from this city, visitors can check out art galleries and head to bars and pubs to see the latest emerging talent. There is also plenty of opportunities for visitors to shop if they wish in the Buchanan Galleries and St. Enoch Centre, Glasgow has the second largest retail portfolio in the UK after London. As well as the usual high street shops, visitors can also find plenty of individual vintage shops if you prefer something a little more alternative. If you visit then you should be sure to try the traditional Scottish dish of haggis, which is described as the national dish of Scotland. You could take a trip to the Theatre Royal where you could see the Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera. There are also many other theaters which can mainly be found in the city center.

Travel Tips: Bus to Glasgow from London

Take the bus to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Glasgow.
FAQs

How much are cheap buses from London to Glasgow?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Glasgow from London for as low as $14 (€11)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus between London and Glasgow?

The London to Glasgow bus ticket price is on average $16 (€14)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is London to Glasgow by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between London and Glasgow by bus to be approximately 344 miles (555 km).

How many hours is the bus time to Glasgow from London?

The bus time from London to Glasgow is on average 8 h  for the 344 miles (555 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Glasgow by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the bus from London to Glasgow depart from? Which Glasgow bus station do I come into from London?

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from London Victoria   to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Where is the departure bus station in London located? Where is the arrival bus station in Glasgow located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, located 0.3 miles (457 m) away from the city center.

What bus providers go from London to Glasgow?

Take the London to Glasgow bus with National Express, Megabus or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from London to Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct bus from London to Glasgow?

Yes, you can look for direct buses from London to Glasgow with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

When can I take the first bus from London to Glasgow? When can I take the last bus for the day?

The earliest bus departing from London to Glasgow leaves at 8: 00 AM. The last bus departing from London to Glasgow leaves at 11: 30 PM. You can find the latest London to Glasgow bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from London to Glasgow to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets to Glasgow from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€14) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from London to Glasgow a few months in advance.