How to travel from Glasgow to Harrogate

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from Glasgow to Harrogate

How to get from Glasgow to Harrogate by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Glasgow to Harrogate is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Harrogate

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$60 - $44
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $44 (€38) • 8 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $60 (€52) • 4 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEast Coast

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by train or bus between Glasgow and Harrogate. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Glasgow to Harrogate.

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You can travel by travel between Glasgow and Harrogate with CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3). When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Glasgow to Harrogate. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    FAQs: Travel from Glasgow to Harrogate

    FAQs: Travel to Harrogate 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 Glasgow to Harrogate.

    There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Harrogate: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Harrogate is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $44 (€38) compared to other travel options to Harrogate:

    Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    A bus is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Glasgow to Harrogate.

    A bus is $16 (€14) less than a train with an average ticket price of $60 (€52) from Glasgow to Harrogate.

    The fastest way to get to Harrogate from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 15 min.

    Other travel options to Harrogate take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 4 min of travel time.

    Harrogate is approximately 168 miles (271 km) away from Glasgow.

    The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Harrogate is:

    • 16 trains a day.

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

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

    • Buses mostly depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Harrogate, Otley Road / Crag Ln (Harlow Grange).
    • Trains mostly leave from Glasgow Central and tend to arrive in Harrogate.

    The following travel companies offer services from Glasgow to Harrogate:

    • East Coast, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry, ScotRail or Caledonian Sleeper can get you to Harrogate by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with East Coast from Glasgow to Harrogate for $60 (€52) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to Harrogate with the following travel companies:

    • You can book a direct bus with.
    • You can travel directly by ferry with.
    • You can take a direct flight with.
    • You can take a direct train with.

    Direct services to Harrogate tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Your trip from Glasgow to Harrogate doesn't have to end in Harrogate. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, York, Leeds, Manchester or London Kings Cross. If you’d like to add London, York, Leeds, Manchester or London Kings Cross to your Glasgow to Harrogate tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Harrogate today!

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