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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Devon by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Exeter, train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Exeter (EXT) GLA - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford

£87 - £279

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Bus  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Exeter Sidwell St National Express

£21 - £29

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Exeter  •  5h 28m

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

£87 - £325

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford

£72 - £332

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

£75 - £348

Train via Preston  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

£173 - £612

Train  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Exeter St Davids

£234 - £530

Night train, train  •  12h 44m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids

£186 - £271

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Devon 460.4 miles

£65 - £110

Glasgow to Devon by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Devon is around 9h 44m and covers a distance of around 471 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7h 30m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, CrossCountry and others, the Glasgow to Devon train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Yeoford. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9h 44m
Fastest train time:
7h 30m
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
£188
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:28
Last train departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Devon train schedules

Glasgow → Devon
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Devon is to bus which costs £21 - £30 and takes 13h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Devon is to train and fly which costs £85 - £280 and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Devon. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Devon. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Yeoford via Preston, Birmingham New Street and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 41m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Devon is 356 miles. The road distance is 460.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Devon without a car is to train via Preston which takes 9h 41m and costs £170 - £650.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Glasgow to Devon, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Devon is to train via Preston which takes 9h 41m and costs £170 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £30 and takes 13h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Devon.
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  • Distance: 356.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Devon via Preston, Birmingham New Street, and Exeter St Davids in around 9h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Devon via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Exeter Sidwell St, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 13h 27m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £340
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Glasgow Central to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£220 - £550
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£220 - £270
Anytime Day 1st Class
£370 - £550
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
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 Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
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
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Exeter Sidwell St
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Glasgow to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Glasgow to Devon train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Devon is 460 miles. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from Glasgow to Devon.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Exeter Airport.

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