How to travel from Leicester to Glasgow

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Travel Information from Leicester to Glasgow

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$10 - $77
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 8 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $41 (€36) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Virgin Trains

Travel 255 miles (412 km) by bus, train or flight from Leicester to Glasgow. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Leicester to Glasgow.

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from Leicester to Glasgow

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

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

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Travel to Glasgow from Leicester on National Express, FlixBus and British Airways travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Leicester and Glasgow. 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.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      EasyJet is a British multinational low-cost airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN). It’s the largest UK-based carrier based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to over 150 destinations across Europe and North Africa, making it a popular budget airline for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, easyJet tickets are non-refundable and no complimentary snacks are provided onboard. All fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

        FAQs: Travel from Leicester to Glasgow

        FAQs: Travel to Glasgow 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 Leicester to Glasgow.

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

        The cheapest way to travel between Leicester and Glasgow is a bus with an average price of $10 (€8).

        This is compared to other travel options from Leicester to Glasgow:

        Taking a bus costs $31 (€27) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $41 (€36).

        A bus is $67 (€59) less than a train with an average ticket price of $77 (€67) from Leicester to Glasgow.

        The fastest way from Leicester to Glasgow is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Glasgow that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 45 min of travel time.

        Getting to Glasgow by train takes 4 h 57 min on average.

        You should expect to travel around 255 miles (412 km) between Leicester and Glasgow.

        The average frequency per day from Leicester to Glasgow is:

        • 1 bus per day.
        • 7 trains a day.

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

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

        • Buses from Leicester to Glasgow most often leave from Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
        • Trains mostly depart from Leicester and arrive in Glasgow Central.

        The following travel companies offer services from Leicester to Glasgow:

        • Travel with National Express or FlixBus to go to Glasgow by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Leicester to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
        • Travel with easyJet, Flybe, Cityflyer (British Airways 2) or British Airways for flights to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Leicester to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $41 (€36).
        • Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry or East Coast can take you to Glasgow by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for CrossCountry from Leicester to Glasgow for $77 (€67).

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

        • You can check for a direct bus to Glasgow with National Express with 1 direct bus per day.

        Direct services to Glasgow 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.

        Omio customers who travel from Leicester to Glasgow often also extend their vacation to go to London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool or Blackpool. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Glasgow and these popular destinations at a great price.
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