There are 8 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow by plane, bus, train 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

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow  •  1 h 31 min

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

$48 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station Tp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Glasgow National Express

$30 - $37

6 alternative options

Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh, bus  •  2 h 21 min

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

$50 - $177

Bus, train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$90 - $268

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 47 min

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

$155 - $259

Train TransPennine Express  •  7 h 20 min

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

$112 - $194

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Glasgow Central

$133 - $214

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

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

$60 - $95

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 (Rail Station), Derby, and Crewe in around 6 h 47 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Derby to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $130
Anytime Single
$130 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $220
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Glasgow is 387 km. The road distance is 470 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow is to bus which costs £22 - £28 and takes 10 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow is to fly which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £35 - £140.

No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) and arriving at Glasgow via Derby, Bus Station and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow, including transfers.