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Bus to Edinburgh, fly, towncar  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Porto (OPO) EDI - OPO
  3. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Braga

€101 - €230

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Fly from Glasgow, towncar  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Porto (OPO) GLA - OPO
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Braga

€81 - €204

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Train, train to Manchester, fly, towncar  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Porto (OPO) MAN - OPO
  4. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Braga

€166 - €499

Train, bus  •  34h 30m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Braga

€338 - €1028

Train, bus via Paris  •  34h 40m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the bus from Pierrelaye to Braga

€257 - €951

Bus, bus and ferry  •  41h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Braga

€105 - €141

Train, bus #2  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Braga 783

€380 - €887

Drive, car ferry  •  34h 11m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Braga

€231 - €554

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  25h 14m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Braga

€445 - €581

Glasgow to Braga by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Braga is around 2 days 8h and covers a distance of around 2715 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 8h. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Glasgow to Braga service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Braga. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 8h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 8h
Journey distance:
2715 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€338
Carbon emissions:
273 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:33
Last service departs at:
05:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Braga train, subway and bus schedules

United Kingdom → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Braga is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Braga is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Braga is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Portugal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Braga is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs £90 - £130 and takes 41h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Braga is to bus and fly and towncar which costs £85 - £200 and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Braga. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Braga via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 31m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Braga is 1620 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Braga without a car is to train and bus which takes 34h 30m and costs £290 - £900.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Glasgow to Braga, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Braga bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Glasgow to Braga bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Braga station.

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British Airways, KLM, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Porto Airport.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Braga.
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  • Distance: 1620 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Braga, Portugal?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Braga. However, you can take the bus to Edinburgh Airport, Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Porto, take the walk to Porto Airport, then take the towncar to Braga. Alternatively, you can take the train to Paisley Gilmour Street, take the walk to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road, take the line 757 bus to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building, take the walk to Glasgow airport, fly to Porto, take the walk to Porto Airport, then take the towncar to Braga.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €130
Flights from Manchester to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €200
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Luton
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Jersey, Bristol
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €300
Flights from Manchester to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Porto via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €1000
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €430
Flights from Manchester to Porto via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €1200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €280
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€80 - €110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€210 - €290
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€170 - €230
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€450 - €600
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€26 - €40
Off-Peak Day Single
€50 - €80
Anytime Day Single
€65 - €100
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€11 - €16
Off-Peak Day Single
€14 - €22
Anytime Day Single
€20 - €35
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€11 - €27
Off-Peak Single
€19 - €28
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€25 - €40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €500
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€65 - €95
Anytime Day Single
€220 - €320
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€350 - €500
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Braga
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Pierrelaye to Braga
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Schedules at
barquense.pt
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€190 - €270
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Braga
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Braga Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€75 - €95
Car
€230 - €320
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Braga
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€50 - €65
More information at
VMTransfers

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