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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 Jan 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h00 07:30AMLondon
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$171One-way
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11:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h00 07:30AMLondon
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$171One-way
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10:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan8h35 07:05AMLondon
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$211One-way
11:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan10h05 09:05PMLondon
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$211One-way
10:15PMGlasgow, Buchanan9h05 07:20AMLondon
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$241One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$147London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
$87easyJet
Mon
Jan 24
$105London North Eastern Railway
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Tue
Jan 25
$94London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
$53easyJet
Wed
Jan 26
$94London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
Jan 27
$95London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
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Fri
Jan 28
$116London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$58easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
$81London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
$62easyJet
Sun
Jan 30
$116London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
$78easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$81London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
$49easyJet
Tue
Feb 1
$49London North Eastern Railway
$17National Express
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Wed
Feb 2
$61London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$48easyJet
Thu
Feb 3
$55London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$45easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$106London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
$46easyJet
Sat
Feb 5
$74London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$63easyJet
Sun
Feb 6
$116London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
$136easyJet
Mon
Feb 7
$76Avanti West Coast
$17Megabus
$43easyJet
Tue
Feb 8
$42London North Eastern Railway
$17National Express
$42easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$49London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$42easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$55London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$46easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$105London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
$55easyJet

Travel Information to London from Glasgow

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $162
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $88 (€73) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, flight 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 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Glasgow to London.

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 go from Glasgow to London?

There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to London: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Glasgow to London?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to London is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to London:

A bus is generally $71 (€59) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $88 (€73) from Glasgow to London.

A bus is $145 (€121) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Glasgow to London costing on average $162 (€135).

What is the quickest way to get from Glasgow to London?

The fastest way to get to London from Glasgow is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 8 h 20 min.

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

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 to London from Glasgow?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to London is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Glasgow? Where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Glasgow to London depart from Glasgow International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Glasgow Central to London Victoria.

Who 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 bus from Glasgow to London with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $17 (€14) with Megabus from Glasgow to London.
  • You can travel from Glasgow to London by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $88 (€73) with easyJet from Glasgow to London.
  • You can travel by train between Glasgow and London with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Glasgow to London tickets for $162 (€135) on Omio.

Is there a direct service from Glasgow to London?

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

  • You can take a direct train with Avanti West Coast with 12 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Glasgow to London?

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

How early should I book tickets between Glasgow and London online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $17 (€14) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $88 (€73) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $162 (€135) one way on average.

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.