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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Clapham by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster

£61 - £234

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Night bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to Lancaster National Express

£13 - £18

3 alternative options

Train via Carlisle  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Settle

£49 - £177

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Clapham 162.4 miles

£24 - £40

Fly, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) GLA - LBA
  2. Take the train from Shipley to Clapham (N Yorks)

£50 - £222

Glasgow to Clapham by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Clapham is around 3h 1m and covers a distance of around 194 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 41m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and Northern Rail, the Glasgow to Clapham train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Clapham (N Yorks). Typically 39 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 1m
Fastest train time:
2h 41m
Train distance:
194 miles
Trains per week:
39
Cheapest price:
£74
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:26
Last train departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Clapham train schedules

Glasgow → Clapham
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Clapham is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Clapham is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Clapham is to night bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 6h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Clapham is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Clapham. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Clapham, New Inn via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station and Kirkby Lonsdale, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Clapham. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Clapham (N Yorks) via Lancaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Clapham is 142 miles. The road distance is 162.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Clapham without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs £60 - £240.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Glasgow to Clapham, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Clapham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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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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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Clapham.
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  • Distance: 142.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Clapham, North Yorkshire, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £220 and the journey takes 2h 2m. TransPennine Express Service also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a vehicle from Glasgow to Lancaster once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £95
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£18 - £95
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £220
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£20 - £29
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £80
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Settle
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Shipley to Clapham (N Yorks)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £22
Bus operators
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 Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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

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Glasgow to Clapham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Clapham is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Glasgow to Clapham.

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

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