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

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Brussels  •  5h 7m

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

€49 - €205

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Night bus, bus and ferry  •  16h 31m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Antwerp

€47 - €61

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Fly Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GLA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central

€92 - €432

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) EDI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central

€97 - €338

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Charleroi, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Charleroi (CRL) EDI - CRL
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Louvain / Leuven

€62 - €123

Train  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€287 - €1026

Bus  •  16h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp

€58 - €92

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 42m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Antwerp

€206 - €1454

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 21m

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

€261 - €310

Glasgow to Flanders by train, subway and tram

The journey time between Glasgow and Flanders is around 8h 48m and covers a distance of around 1062 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 44m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Glasgow to Flanders service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Antwerpen Groenplaats Metro. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 48m
Fastest journey time:
8h 44m
Journey distance:
1062 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€287
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
05:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Flanders train, subway and tram schedules

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No, entry into Belgium from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Flanders is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Flanders is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Flanders is to night bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £55 and takes 16h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Flanders is to bus and fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Flanders. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Antwerpen Groenplaats via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and Antwerpen Antwerp Expo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Flanders. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Antwerpen Groenplaats Metro via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Antwerpen Diamant Metro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 47m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Flanders is 792 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Flanders without a car is to train which takes 8h 47m and costs £240 - £900.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Glasgow to Flanders, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Flanders is to train which takes 8h 47m and costs £240 - £900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 16h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Flanders.
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  • Distance: 792.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Flanders, Belgium?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Antwerp via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal, and Antwerpen Diamant Metro in around 8h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Antwerp via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London Victoria Coach Station, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, Antwerp, and Antwerpen Antwerp Expo in around 16h 8m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €12
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €14
Eurostar
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
€154
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
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
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Megabus UK
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
Night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Glasgow to Flanders bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Flanders is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 4:14 AM in Glasgow and 5:14 AM in Flanders.

Glasgow to Flanders train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Flanders. Prices start at €87 per night.

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