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There are 10 ways to get from Bideford to Glasgow by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Preston

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central

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Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to Bristol Bond St
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bond St to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Glasgow Central

Drive

  1. Drive from Bideford to Glasgow

Train to Exeter, fly to Edinburgh, bus

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA)

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, bus

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  4. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

Line 21 bus, train to Exeter, fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Station Entrance
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  3. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Glasgow (GLA)
  4. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
  4. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA)

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The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Glasgow is to bus and night bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 16h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Bideford to Glasgow is to train and fly and bus which takes 6h 39m and costs £95 - £240.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station via Barnstaple Bus Station and Bristol Bond St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 28m.

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The distance between Bideford and Glasgow is 337 miles. The road distance is 471 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Glasgow without a car is to train via Preston which takes 10h 55m and costs £180 - £650.

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It takes approximately 10h 55m to get from Bideford to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Bideford to Glasgow bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Barnstaple Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Glasgow is to train via Preston which takes 10h 55m and costs £180 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 12h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bideford to Glasgow bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Bideford to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 337 miles
  • Duration: 10h 55m

What companies run services between Bideford, England and Glasgow, Scotland?

You can take a train from Bideford to Glasgow via Barnstaple, Station Entrance, Barnstaple, Exeter St Davids, Birmingham New Street, and Preston in around 10h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bideford to Glasgow via Barnstaple Bus Station and Bristol Bond St in around 12h 28m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £420
Flights from Exeter to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £290
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Exeter St Davids to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£220 - £550
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£220 - £270
Anytime Day 1st Class
£370 - £550
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to Bristol Bond St
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Bristol Bond St to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Station Entrance
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South West

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Glasgow is 471 miles. It takes approximately 7h 43m to drive from Bideford to Glasgow.

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Loganair offers flights from Exeter Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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