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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Barnoldswick by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Nelson

£68 - £263

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire National Express
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Barnoldswick, Station Road 280

£13 - £17

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station M11
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Barnoldswick, Station Road 280

£17 - £27

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Barnoldswick 182.6 miles

£27 - £40

Fly to Leeds Bradford  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) GLA - LBA

£66 - £262

Fly to Manchester, train, line 280 bus  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Clitheroe
  3. Take the line 280 bus from Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange to Barnoldswick, Station Road

£60 - £267

Glasgow to Barnoldswick by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Barnoldswick is around 5h 44m and covers a distance of around 228 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 39m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, Northern Rail and others, the Glasgow to Barnoldswick service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Barnoldswick, Fernlea Avenue. Typically 89 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 44m
Fastest journey time:
4h 39m
Journey distance:
228 miles
Services per week:
89
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:24
Last service departs at:
20:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Barnoldswick train and bus schedules

Glasgow → Barnoldswick
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Barnoldswick is to night bus and bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Barnoldswick is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Barnoldswick station. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Barnoldswick, Station Road via Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Barnoldswick is 159 miles. The road distance is 182.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Barnoldswick without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs £65 - £270.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Glasgow to Barnoldswick, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Barnoldswick bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Barnoldswick is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs £65 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £28 and takes 6h 5m, you could also fly, which costs £65 - £270 and takes 8h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Barnoldswick bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, arrive at Barnoldswick, Station Road.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Barnoldswick.
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  • Distance: 158.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Barnoldswick, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Barnoldswick via Preston, Nelson, and Nelson, Bus Station in around 5h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Barnoldswick via Preston City Centre, Bus Station in around 6h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £100
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £430
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £19
Train from Bolton to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £17
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Barnoldswick, Station Road
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Bus from Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange to Barnoldswick, Station Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
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
Night bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Barnoldswick is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Glasgow to Barnoldswick.

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KLM, easyJet, Ryanair and Jet2.com offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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