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There are 7 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Glasgow  •  1h 41m

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA

$48 - $175

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Bus  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Glasgow National Express

$30 - $40

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Fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$50 - $177

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Glasgow Central

$167 - $259

Train TransPennine Express  •  7h 29m

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

$124 - $190

Train CrossCountry  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Glasgow Central

$133 - $204

Drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow 293.8 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow is to fly which costs £35 - £140 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park and arriving at Glasgow via Nottingham Station Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 8m.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Glasgow is 242 miles. The road distance is 293.8 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs £120 - £200.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow is to fly which takes 1h 41m and costs £35 - £140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £120 - £200 and takes 6h 43m, you could also bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 242.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and Glasgow, Scotland?

Flybe flies from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow via Derby, Railway Station, Derby, and Crewe in around 6h 43m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
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 Nottingham Station Street to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow is 294 miles. It takes approximately 4h 49m to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow.

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Flybe offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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