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There are 9 ways to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, night train, 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 LNER  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$51 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow National Express

$29 - $69

7 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Glasgow Central

$42 - $131

Train via Paisley Gilmour Street  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central

$44 - $164

Night train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central

$44 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 170.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Newcastle  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Glasgow (GLA) NCL - GLA

$73 - $465

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA

$104 - $350

Train to East Midlands, fly  •  4 h 58 min

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

$110 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to bus which costs £22 - £55 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Durham and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Edinburgh and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Durham and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 136 miles. The road distance is 170.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £35 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.

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Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by LNER, depart from Durham station.

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The best way to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £35 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £55 and takes 5 h 54 min, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £360 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Map of how to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 135.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Durham, England and Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland?

You can take a train from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Edinburgh, Glasgow Queen Street, and Glasgow, Dundas Street in around 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Durham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Durham to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Durham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Durham to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Durham to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Durham to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 170 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Jet2.com and four other airlines offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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