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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Glasgow by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly Geneva to Glasgow  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Glasgow (GLA) GVA - GLA

$84 - $247

Cheapest option

Fly Geneva to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Edinburgh (EDI) GVA - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$70 - $233

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Train to Lyon, fly to Glasgow  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Glasgow (GLA) LYS - GLA

$132 - $363

Train  •  12 h

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$406 - $713

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 472 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chamonix to Lille
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow M11 / ...

$133 - $259

Bus, night train  •  26 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris 759
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  3. Take the night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$127 - $212

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Glasgow

$381 - $480

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Glasgow

$234 - $344

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Glasgow is to fly and bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 240 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Glasgow is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 250 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Glasgow via Chamonix sud, Chamonix, Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Glasgow Central via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Geneva and Glasgow is 1295 km.

The best way to get from Geneva to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 12 h and costs SFr 400 - SFr 750.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Geneva to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Geneva to Glasgow bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Glasgow train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Glasgow is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 400 - SFr 750 and takes 12 h.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 809.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Glasgow, Scotland?

easyJet, British Airways and three other airlines fly from Geneva to Glasgow hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Glasgow via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 12 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $7,000
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $7,000
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Birmingham, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lyon to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Eurostar
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
altibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Chamonix to Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.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 London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Geneva to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Glasgow is 1 h behind Geneva. It is currently 7:21 PM in Geneva and 6:21 PM in Glasgow.

Geneva to Glasgow train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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KLM, Lufthansa, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 777+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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