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from London to Glasgow

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

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To get from London to Glasgow on Jun 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMLondon Luton Airport1h20 10:10AMGlasgow International Airport
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$1111One-way
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10:30PMLondon8h20 06:50AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$551One-way
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08:55AMLondon Stansted Airport1h20 10:15AMGlasgow International Airport
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$1111One-way
10:15AMLondon Gatwick Airport1h30 11:45AMGlasgow International Airport
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$1261One-way
06:55AMLondon City Airport1h20 08:15AMGlasgow International Airport
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$1351One-way

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Mon
Jun 21
$169Avanti West Coast
$57Megabus
$177easyJet
Tue
Jun 22
$169Avanti West Coast
$49Megabus
$99easyJet
Wed
Jun 23
$134Avanti West Coast
$44National Express
$96easyJet
Thu
Jun 24
$169Avanti West Coast
$49Megabus
$76BA Cityflyer
Fri
Jun 25
$246Avanti West Coast
$49Megabus
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Sat
Jun 26
$179Avanti West Coast
$49Megabus
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Sun
Jun 27
$115London North Eastern Railway
$49Megabus
$74easyJet
Mon
Jun 28
$169Avanti West Coast
$49Megabus
$68easyJet
Tue
Jun 29
$123Avanti West Coast
$37National Express
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Wed
Jun 30
$123Avanti West Coast
$39National Express
$59easyJet
Thu
Jul 1
$150Avanti West Coast
$37Megabus
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Fri
Jul 2
$123Avanti West Coast
$37Megabus
$83easyJet
Sat
Jul 3
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$51National Express
$72easyJet
Sun
Jul 4
$80London North Eastern Railway
$30Megabus
$60easyJet
Mon
Jul 5
$111Avanti West Coast
$31National Express
$47easyJet
Tue
Jul 6
$115Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$47easyJet
Wed
Jul 7
$108Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$51easyJet
Thu
Jul 8
$134Avanti West Coast
$30Megabus
$57easyJet
Fri
Jul 9
$123Avanti West Coast
$30Megabus
$87easyJet
Sat
Jul 10
$108Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$71easyJet
Sun
Jul 11
$80London North Eastern Railway
$31Megabus
$52easyJet

How to travel from London to Glasgow

The route from London to Glasgow is one of the most popular in the UK. Travelers can make the trip between the two cities by train, bus, or flight. The average travel time from London to Glasgow ranges between one hour and 20 minutes to nine hours and 24 minutes depending on the mode of transport chosen. There are daily connections with each of the different means of transport to Glasgow from London.

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

The cheapest way to travel from London to Glasgow is by bus. This service is offered by two main carriers, National Express and Megabus. The distance covered by bus from London to Glasgow is 345 miles, translating to an average travel time of nine hours and 24 minutes. The fastest bus on this route makes the trip in eight hours and 15 minutes. Most trips on this route are direct connections, offering travelers a non-stop journey. Long-distance buses, on the other hand, have a maximum of one transfer along the way at Carlisle or Birmingham. Buses depart from the London Victoria coach station and arrive at Buchanan coach station in Glasgow.

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

The fastest way to travel from London to Glasgow is by flight. This trip takes one hour and 15 minutes, making it convenient for business travelers with tight schedules. There are 13 daily flight schedules for the trip from London to Glasgow. These flights depart at different times throughout the day. When considering airport transfer and check-in time, flights from London to Glasgow take up to four hours. Airlines that operate flights from London to Glasgow include Flybe, KLM, British Airways, and easyJet. The departure points for flights to Glasgow from London are Gatwick, Stansted, Heathrow, Luton, and City airports. The different flights on this route drop off passengers at Glasgow International Airport.

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Travel from London to Glasgow by train

The journey by train from London to Glasgow features scenic views of the UK landscape. Train companies operating on the route include Virgin Trains, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway, and First Transpennine Express. Among them, they offer 13 direct train schedules from London to Glasgow. The average travel time to Glasgow from London is five hours and 23 minutes. The fastest train on this route takes four hours and 40 minutes. Trains from Glasgow to London feature first and second class cabins to suit different travelers and budgets. Passengers on first-class cabins enjoy complimentary meals during the journey. Trains depart from London Euston and King's Cross stations and arrive at the Glasgow Central railway station. This station is at the heart of the city center and within walking distance to bus stops in case further connections are needed.

Travel from London to Glasgow by bus

There are seven daily departures by bus from London to Glasgow. The first bus leaves London in the morning while the last one leaves late at night, taking an average travel time of eight hours and 15 minutes. London to Glasgow buses boasts free WiFi and individual power outlets to help keep devices charged and keep travelers entertained throughout the trip. Travelers who wish to rest during the trip will enjoy comfortable adjustable seats with enough legroom to stretch out. Buses depart from the London Victoria coach station and arrive at Buchanan coach station in Glasgow. The arrival bus station is located within the city center.

Travel from London to Glasgow by plane

Flights from London to Glasgow take one hour and 15 minutes to arrive at their destination. The first flight leaves London early in the morning with the rest of the flights spread out throughout the day. Long-distance flights with stops can take more than 15 hours to get travelers to the destination depending on the route they take and the layover time. Flights from London have different departure points, including Gatwick, Stansted, Heathrow, Luton and City airports. These flights arrive at the Glasgow International Airport which is 6.8 miles from the city center. The arrival airport is well connected by public transport which takes approximately 25 minutes to the city center.

How to get from London to Glasgow

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Glasgow, 57,94% 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 London to Glasgow 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 London to Glasgow?

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

How far is it from London to Glasgow?

Glasgow is approximately 344 miles (555 km) away from London.

When traveling between London and Glasgow, what are the departure and arrival points in London and Glasgow?

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

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

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

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet London to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $45 (€35).
  • National Express can get you to Glasgow by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from London to Glasgow for $49 (€38) on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Glasgow by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast London to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $92 (€71).
Is there a direct service from London to Glasgow?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet.
  • You can buy a direct bus with Megabus.
  • You'll find direct trains with Avanti West Coast.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from London to Glasgow?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Glasgow often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Edinburgh, Manchester or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Glasgow itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Glasgow and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my London to Glasgow one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $45 (€35) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $49 (€38) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $92 (€71) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Glasgow online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way from London to Glasgow?

The cheapest way to go to Glasgow from London is by taking a flight, which costs on average $45 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Glasgow:

Taking a flight is about $4 (€3) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€38) for this route.

Taking a flight is about $47 (€36) less than taking a train, which costs on average $92 (€71) for this trip.

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

The quickest way to travel between London and Glasgow is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Glasgow by bus can take on average 10 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 49 min  on average.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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