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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Dover by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via London

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover

Fly Glasgow to London City, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City, train

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN)
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, bus, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN)
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

Fly Glasgow to Southampton, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU)
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

Glasgow to Dover by train and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Dover is around 6h 10m and covers a distance of around 479 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 27 min. The fastest journey normally takes 6h. Operated by Avanti West Coast and South Eastern Trains Service, the Glasgow to Dover service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Dover Priory. Typically 98 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 42m
Layover time:
27 min
Total time:
6h 10m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h
Journey distance:
479 miles
Services per week:
98
Cheapest price:
£187
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Dover train and walk schedules

Departing Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dover is to bus which costs £23 - £55 and takes 12h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Dover is to fly and train which costs £85 - £270 and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Dover. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Dover, Pencester Road via London Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Dover. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Dover is 402 miles. The road distance is 474.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dover without a car is to train via London which takes 6h 46m and costs £180 - £600.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Glasgow to Dover, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dover is to train via London which takes 6h 46m and costs £180 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £55 and takes 12h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Dover.
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  • Distance: 401.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Dover via London Euston and St Pancras International in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Dover via London Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 12h 25m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £390
Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£35 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £65
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£30 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £430
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single
£190 - £270
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£300 - £430
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
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
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
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

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Glasgow to Dover train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Dover is 474 miles. It takes approximately 7h 46m to drive from Glasgow to Dover.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport.

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