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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 22 min

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

$259 - $398

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Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria National Express
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) 007 / ...

$41 - $52

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Train LNER  •  7 h 36 min

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

$99 - $150

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover 472.8 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$111 - $353

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$113 - $300

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$87 - $200

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - 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

$97 - $232

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$83 - $226

Fly Glasgow to Southend, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southend (SEN) GLA - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$124 - $411

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$90 - $206

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dover is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Dover is to fly and train which costs £85 - £280 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Dover is 402 miles. The road distance is 472.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Glasgow to Dover, including transfers.

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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 (Magistrates Court) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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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 6 h 22 min.

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The nearest airport to Dover is Lydd (LYX) Airport which is 20.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include London City (LCY) (60.8 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (64.3 miles), London Stansted (STN) (69.9 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) (80.4 miles).

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Dover.
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  • Distance: 401.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

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 6 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Dover via London Victoria and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Southend via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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