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from Glasgow to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to London on Sep 20 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:40AMGlasgow International Airport1h30 12:10PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$921One-way
Cheapest
10:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h20 07:05AMLondon
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$211One-way
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11:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h00 07:30AMLondon
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$261One-way
09:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan9h15 06:30PMLondon
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$281One-way
08:15AMGlasgow International Airport1h30 09:45AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$1381One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Sep 19
$168Avanti West Coast
$19Megabus
$139easyJet
Mon
Sep 20
$168Avanti West Coast
$19Megabus
$83British Airways
Tue
Sep 21
$122Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$58easyJet
Wed
Sep 22
$122Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$54easyJet
Thu
Sep 23
$168Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$86easyJet
Fri
Sep 24
$122Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
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Sat
Sep 25
$136Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$111easyJet
Sun
Sep 26
$168Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$97easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$122Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$54easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$107Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$47easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$107Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$47easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$114Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$47easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$168Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$50easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$62Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$83easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
$75Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$64easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$114Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$44easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$107Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$44easyJet
Wed
Oct 6
$107Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$44easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
$107Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$44easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$122Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$73easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$90Avanti West Coast
$16Megabus
$114easyJet

Travel Information from Glasgow to London

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $143
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 8 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $143 (€114) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Megabus or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 344 miles (555 km) to London from 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 $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Glasgow to London.

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How to Travel from Glasgow to London

Located approximately 640 kilometers apart the journey from Glasgow to London is most convenient by airplane for those traveling in the UK. On average flights take no longer than 2 hours 15 minutes with easy connections upon arrival in London. Traveling from Glasgow to London by bus offers flexible options for tighter budgets while trains run regularly with direct services starting in the early morning and running reliable schedules throughout the day.

Trains from Glasgow to London | Buses from Glasgow to London | Flights from Glasgow to London

Glasgow to London Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€34

8:20 h

2 Weeks Before

trains

€77

4:32 h

1 Day Before

flight

€26

1:10 h

2 Weeks Before


What is the best way to travel from Glasgow to London?

Cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to London


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Taking a flight is usually the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to London when booking ahead of time. However, if you are booking last-minute, traveling from Glasgow to London by bus will likely be the cheapest option. Flights depart from Glasgow airport and arrive at one of London's Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, City or Luton airports. Airlines that travel directly from Glasgow to London include EasyJet, RyanAir, and British Airways.


Fastest way to travel from Glasgow to London


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The fastest way to travel from Glasgow to London is by taking a flight. A Glasgow to London flight usually requires only 1:10 h of flight time; however, when transport to and from the Glasgow and London airports are taken into consideration, the journey will take approximately 3 and a half hours. Approximately 30 direct flights travel from Glasgow to London every day.


Most popular way to travel from Glasgow to London


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Glasgow to London. Taking a flight is at least 7 hours faster than taking the bus and approximately an hour faster than taking the train when travel to and from London and Glasgow's airports is taken into consideration. Taking a flight is also €51 cheaper on average than traveling from Glasgow to London by train. Since flights traveling from Glasgow to London arrive at all of London's major airports it is easy to find a convenient flight no matter where your final destination is located in London.


How to get from Glasgow to London

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Glasgow to London, 62,16% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Glasgow to London and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Glasgow to London?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Glasgow and London?

The cheapest way to travel between Glasgow and London is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is usually $127 (€101) less than taking a flight to London, which costs on average $143 (€114) for the same trip.

A bus is $107 (€85) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Glasgow to London costing on average $123 (€98).

What is the fastest way to travel from Glasgow to London?

The fastest way from Glasgow to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 8 h.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 30 min.

How many miles from Glasgow to London would I travel?

The distance is approximately 344 miles (555 km) from Glasgow to London.

How many services a day are there between Glasgow and London?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to London is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to London from Glasgow as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Glasgow to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Glasgow to London:

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Glasgow to London depart from Glasgow International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Glasgow to London depart from Glasgow Central to London Victoria.
Which travel companies can get me from Glasgow to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to London:

  • You can take a flight from Glasgow to London with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for $143 (€114) with easyJet from Glasgow to London.
  • You can travel by bus between Glasgow and London with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Glasgow to London tickets for $16 (€13) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Glasgow to London with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Glasgow to London tickets for $123 (€98) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Glasgow to London?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with British Airways or BA Cityflyer.
  • You can book a direct bus with National Express or Megabus.

Direct services to London 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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to London from Glasgow ends?
Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to London often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Glasgow to London tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Glasgow to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $143 (€114) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $16 (€13) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $123 (€98) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
London
Glasgow Central
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Argyle