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There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow to Germany by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, night bus or car train

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Fly Glasgow to Dusseldorf  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GLA - DUS

$81 - $330

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Fly Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GLA - SXF

$38 - $177

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Fly Glasgow to Frankfurt  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GLA - FRA

$112 - $387

Fly Glasgow to Munich  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Munich (MUC) GLA - MUC

$89 - $331

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 19m

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

$110 - $393

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 22m

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

$57 - $244

Train via Köln Hbf  •  15h 48m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$441 - $785

Train  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf

$400 - $799

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$165 - $310

Drive, car ferry  •  25h 46m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  3. Drive from IJmuiden to Berlin

$160 - $400

Night bus, bus, train  •  32h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Magdeburg
  4. Take the train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf Re1

$131 - $227

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  19h

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Berlin

$455 - $640

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Germany is to fly which costs £29 - £140 and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Germany is to fly which costs £60 - £260 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Germany. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via London Victoria, Lille, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Germany. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 48m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Germany is 690 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Germany without a car is to train which takes 15h 48m and costs £330 - £600.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Glasgow to Germany, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Germany train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Germany is to fly which takes 4h 42m and costs £60 - £260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £330 - £600 and takes 15h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Germany.
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  • Distance: 690.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Germany?

Eurowings, Loganair and three other airlines fly from Glasgow to Düsseldorf every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Berlin via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 15h 48m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $8,000
Flights from Glasgow to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $9,000
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $9,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
Megabus UK
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$61
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Glasgow to Germany bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Berlin Kaiserdamm station.

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Glasgow to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Eurowings, Loganair, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18m and costs £7.

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