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  •  1 h 31 min

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

$48 - $175

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Bus  •  10 h 8 min

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

$30 - $40

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Fly 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, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$50 - $177

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 49 min

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

$110 - $259

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Glasgow Central

$133 - $214

Bus, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) Transpeak
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central

$109 - $155

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  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 £22 - £30 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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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 1 h 31 min.

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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 (Arrivals) and arriving at Glasgow via Nottingham Station Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 8 min.

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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 6 h 49 min and costs £80 - £200.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min 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 1 h 31 min and costs £35 - £140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £80 - £200 and takes 6 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs £22 - £30 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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

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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: 1 h 31 min

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

Flybe flies from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Glasgow twice daily. 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 49 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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
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
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
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, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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