There are 7 ways to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train via Edinburgh  •  3 h 10 min

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

$54 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Glasgow National Express

$26 - $75

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Glasgow Central

$46 - $142

Night bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20

$32 - $62

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

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

$35 - $55

Fly from Newcastle  •  4 h 21 min

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

$76 - $469

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 42 min

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

$109 - $357

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, North Court (Buchanan Street) in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $180
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 Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Durham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Durham to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Durham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Durham to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $100
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Durham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Durham to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Durham and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 217 km. The road distance is 272 km.

The cheapest way to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to bus which costs £18 - £55 and takes 5 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which takes 3 h 1 min and costs £25 - £40.

No, there is no direct bus from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Durham, Leazes Road - Millburngate Br and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) via Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Durham to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.