There are 9 ways to get from Chester to Glasgow by train, 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central

$128 - $202

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Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station Esb5
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Glasgow National Express / ...

$34 - $66

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Train TransPennine Express  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central

$101 - $144

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Glasgow 240.5 miles

$50 - $75

Bus to Manchester, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA

$65 - $290

Fly Liverpool to Glasgow  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Glasgow (GLA) LPL - GLA

$77 - $267

Bus to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$61 - $195

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$81 - $259

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA

$68 - $243

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Glasgow is to bus which costs £26 - £55 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Glasgow is to bus and fly which costs £50 - £230 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Chester and Glasgow is 194 miles. The road distance is 240.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Chester to Glasgow, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester station to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Chester, Railway Station and arriving at Glasgow via Manchester Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Glasgow Central via Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 193.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Chester to Glasgow hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Glasgow via Manchester Airport Bus Station and Manchester Airport in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Isle Of Man, Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Liverpool to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $120
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
easybus.com
Megabus UK
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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