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from Bristol to Glasgow

You can get from Bristol to Glasgow by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bristol to Glasgow on Sep 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30AMBristol, Marlborough Street9h25 07:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
$571One-way
Cheapest
04:30AMBristol, Marlborough Street13h15 05:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
$351One-way
Other options
07:45PMBristol, Marlborough Street11h00 06:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
$661One-way

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Sat
Sep 25
$213Avanti West Coast
$35National Express
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Sun
Sep 26
$213Avanti West Coast
$40National Express
$68easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$213Cross Country
$32National Express
$58easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$166Cross Country
$23National Express
$54easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$167Cross Country
$34National Express
$40easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$166Cross Country
$23National Express
$58easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$190Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
$96easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$166Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
$124easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
$190Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
$49easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$166Cross Country
$29National Express
$50easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$165Cross Country
$33National Express
$48easyJet
Wed
Oct 6
$165Cross Country
$34National Express
$44easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$166Cross Country
$29National Express
$58easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$166Avanti West Coast
$33National Express
$67easyJet
Sun
Oct 10
$190Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$44easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$180Avanti West Coast
$24National Express
$53easyJet
Wed
Oct 13
$211Cross Country
$39National Express
$43easyJet

Travel Information from Bristol to Glasgow

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $214
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $36 (€29) • 9 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $58 (€47) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 311 miles (502 km) from Bristol to Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bristol to Glasgow.

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FAQs
How do I go from Bristol to Glasgow?

There are 3 travel options from Bristol to Glasgow: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bristol to Glasgow?

The cheapest way to travel between Bristol and Glasgow is by taking a bus with an average price of $36 (€29).

This is compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

Taking a bus is about $22 (€18) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $58 (€47) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $178 (€142) less than taking a train to Glasgow, which costs on average $214 (€171) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Bristol to Glasgow?

The fastest way to get to Glasgow from Bristol is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Glasgow can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 24 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Bristol and Glasgow?

The distance from Bristol to Glasgow is approximately 311 miles (502 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bristol to Glasgow?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Glasgow is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bristol and Glasgow as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Bristol and Glasgow, what are the departure and arrival points in Bristol and Glasgow?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bristol to Glasgow:

  • Flights mostly depart from Bristol Airport and arrive in Glasgow International Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Bristol, City Centre and tend to arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Glasgow Central.
Who can get me from Bristol to Glasgow?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Glasgow, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Bristol to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $58 (€47).
  • Travel with National Express for buses to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Bristol to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $36 (€29).
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Glasgow by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Bristol to Glasgow for $214 (€171).
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Bristol and Glasgow ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bristol to Glasgow often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bristol and Glasgow itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Glasgow and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets from Bristol to Glasgow online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bristol to Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $58 (€47) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $36 (€29) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $214 (€171) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bristol to Glasgow online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Glasgow
Bristol Temple Meads
Amenities