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There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow to Gillingham by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Gillingham (Dorset)

£199 - £599

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 8m

  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 Salisbury
  4. Take the train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)

£67 - £254

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Train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury

£228 - £532

Bus  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Salisbury
  3. Take the bus from Salisbury, New Canal to Gillingham, Bus Shelter 25 / ...

Bus, train  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester
  3. Take the train from Gloucester to Trowbridge
  4. Take the bus from Trowbridge, Manvers House to Bay, Lodbourne Roundabout 81

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Gillingham 413.8 miles

£60 - £95

Fly Glasgow to Southampton, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury

£90 - £273

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury

£100 - £449

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 14m

  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 Salisbury

£70 - £270

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Gillingham (Dorset)

£95 - £345

Fly Glasgow to Exeter, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Exeter (EXT) GLA - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Gillingham (Dorset)

£110 - £330

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Gillingham (Dorset)

£96 - £233

Glasgow to Gillingham by train and subway

The journey time between Glasgow and Gillingham is around 8h 8m and covers a distance of around 508 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 8m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Glasgow to Gillingham service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Gillingham (Dorset). Typically 86 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 8m
Fastest journey time:
7h 8m
Services per week:
86
Cheapest price:
£199
Carbon emissions:
42 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 Gillingham train and subway schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Gillingham is to drive which costs £60 - £95 and takes 6h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Gillingham is to fly and train which costs £90 - £280 and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Gillingham, Bus Shelter via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Salisbury, New Canal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Gillingham (Dorset) via Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Gillingham is 345 miles. The road distance is 413.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Gillingham without a car is to train via London which takes 7h 42m and costs £190 - £600.

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It takes approximately 7h 42m to get from Glasgow to Gillingham, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Gillingham is to train via London which takes 7h 42m and costs £190 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 345.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 42m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Gillingham, Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Gillingham via London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 7h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Gillingham via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Salisbury, and Salisbury, New Canal in around 12h 54m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £90
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
Train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £20
Train from Exeter Central to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£190 - £470
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£190 - £240
Anytime Day 1st Class
£330 - £470
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Gloucester to Trowbridge
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, New Canal to Gillingham, Bus Shelter
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Salisbury Reds
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
Megabus UK
Frome Bus
Phone
01373 471474
Website
fromebus.co.uk
Bus from Trowbridge, Manvers House to Bay, Lodbourne Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Frome Bus
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 Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Glasgow to Gillingham bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Gillingham, Bus Shelter station.

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Glasgow to Gillingham train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Gillingham (Dorset) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Gillingham is 414 miles. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Glasgow to Gillingham.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport.

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