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There are 11 ways to get from Coventry to Glasgow Central Station 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  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Coventry to Glasgow Central

£110 - £400

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Bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow National Express

£13 - £21

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Train via Preston  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Coventry to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central

£101 - £408

Train via Manchester  •  6h 10m

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

£119 - £259

Drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Coventry to Glasgow Central Station 308.4 miles

£45 - £70

Fly Birmingham to Glasgow, train  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

£19 - £205

Fly Birmingham to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street

£32 - £207

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Coventry to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

£85 - £368

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Coventry to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

£48 - £206

Train to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Coventry to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA

£71 - £278

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA

£89 - £379

Coventry to Glasgow Central Station by train

The train journey time between Coventry and Glasgow Central Station is around 4h 35m and covers a distance of around 314 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 33m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, the Coventry to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from Coventry and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 35m
Fastest train time:
4h 33m
Train distance:
314 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£110
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:44
Last train departs at:
18:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Coventry to Glasgow Central Station train schedules

Coventry → Glasgow Central Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Glasgow Central Station is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Glasgow Central Station is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Coventry to Glasgow Central Station is to bus, which costs £13 - £21 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Coventry to Glasgow Central Station is to fly and train which costs £19 - £210 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coventry station to Glasgow Central Station. However, there are services departing from Pool Meadow Bus Station and arriving at Glasgow via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coventry and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Coventry and Glasgow Central Station is 265 miles. The road distance is 308.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs £110 - £400.

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The train from Coventry to Glasgow Central takes 4h 34m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Coventry to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Coventry to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Coventry station.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs £110 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £21 and takes 9h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Coventry to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 264.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Coventry, England and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Coventry to Glasgow Central 6 times a week. Tickets cost £110 - £400 and the journey takes 4h 34m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow twice daily. Tickets cost £11 - £15 and the journey takes 6h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £90
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£24 - £120
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Coventry to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£110 - £400
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £160
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£300 - £400
Train from Coventry to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £160
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
Train from Coventry to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Coventry to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Coventry to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
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
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Coventry to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £40
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £40
Train from Coventry to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £19
Bus operators
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Coventry to Glasgow Central Station is 308 miles. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Coventry to Glasgow Central Station.

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