There are 11 ways to get from Dover to Glasgow by train, plane, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train to London City, fly  •  3 h 59 min

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

$118 - $353

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Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$41 - $99

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4 h 34 min

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

$141 - $336

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  4 h 42 min

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

$92 - $201

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 46 min

  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

$102 - $232

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  4 h 34 min

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

$94 - $226

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Glasgow (GLA) SEN - GLA

$149 - $475

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$147 - $322

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 48 min

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

$268 - $413

Train LNER  •  8 h 5 min

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

$103 - $153

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Glasgow 473.2 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Glasgow is to bus which costs £30 - £75 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Glasgow is to train and fly which costs £85 - £270 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) and arriving at Glasgow via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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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 6 h 48 min.

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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 which takes 6 h 48 min and costs £200 - £320.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Dover to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Dover to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) 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 which takes 6 h 48 min and costs £200 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £75 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 401.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Glasgow via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Southend to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southend to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
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 Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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