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

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Train via London  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

£186 - £611

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Bus  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Dover to London 140 / ...
  2. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Glasgow National Express

£28 - £37

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Train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central

£91 - £491

Drive  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from Dover to Glasgow 473.2 miles

£80 - £120

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA

£92 - £490

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

£86 - £377

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA

£85 - £416

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street

£110 - £327

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA

£87 - £512

Train to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA

£89 - £467

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Glasgow is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 12h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Glasgow is to train and fly which costs £90 - £490 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Dover and arriving at Glasgow via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Glasgow Central via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 24m.

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The distance between Dover and Glasgow is 402 miles. The road distance is 473.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Dover to Glasgow without a car is to train via London which takes 6h 24m and costs £180 - £650.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Dover to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Dover to Glasgow bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Dover station.

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Dover to Glasgow train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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The best way to get from Dover to Glasgow is to train via London which takes 6h 24m and costs £180 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 12h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 401.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 24m

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

You can take a train from Dover to Glasgow via St Pancras International and London Euston in around 6h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Glasgow via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station in around 12h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £310
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £210
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £130
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £130
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £210
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£35 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £65
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £430
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single
£190 - £270
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£300 - £430
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Dover to London
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
Eurolines FR
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 LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Dover to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Dover to Glasgow train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dover to Glasgow is 473 miles. It takes approximately 7h 45m to drive from Dover to Glasgow.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 939+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at £75 per night.

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