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from Glasgow to Reading

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Reading on Dec 4 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMGlasgow International Airport1h15 09:45AMLondon Luton Airport
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$1041One-way
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08:30AMGlasgow International Airport1h15 09:45AMLondon Luton Airport
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$1041One-way
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01:55PMGlasgow International Airport1h30 03:25PMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$1041One-way
12:05PMGlasgow International Airport1h15 01:20PMLondon Stansted Airport
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$1361One-way
07:00AMGlasgow International Airport1h35 08:35AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$1881One-way

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Reading

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 332 miles (535 km) between Glasgow and Reading. 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 $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Reading.

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FAQs
How do I go from Glasgow to Reading?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Reading from Glasgow. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Reading?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Reading is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€25) compared to other travel options to Reading:

A bus is generally $18 (€15) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $48 (€40) from Glasgow to Reading.

Taking a bus is usually $101 (€84) less than taking a train to Reading, which costs on average $131 (€109) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Glasgow to Reading?

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

Other travel options to Reading can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 45 min.

How many miles from Glasgow to Reading would I travel?

Reading is approximately 332 miles (535 km) away from Glasgow.

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Reading is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Glasgow to Reading 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 Reading?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).
  • Most travelers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Reading.
Who can get me from Glasgow to Reading?

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

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Reading by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Glasgow to Reading tickets on Omio for $48 (€40).
  • Travel with National Express to go to Reading by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Glasgow to Reading tickets on Omio for $30 (€25).
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Reading by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Reading for $131 (€109) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Glasgow to Reading?
Looking to extend your trip from Glasgow to Reading? Many Omio customers who go from Glasgow to Reading usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Stansted. If you're looking to explore London, Luton or Stansted from Reading, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Glasgow to Reading tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Glasgow to Reading, 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 costs on average $48 (€40) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $30 (€25) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $131 (€109) one way for this journey.

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

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