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There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Glasgow, fly  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS

£80 - £192

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Bus via London Heathrow Airport (LHR)  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bath National Express

£22 - £31

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  3h 45m

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

£78 - £188

Train via London  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Castle Cary

£216 - £595

Train, bus  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Take the bus from Temple Meads Stn to Street, Glaston House 376

£140 - £539

Train  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Bath Spa

£205 - £474

Bus  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Cabot Circus M36 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Street, Glaston House 376

£30 - £50

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival 397.3 miles

£60 - £90

Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival by bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Glastonbury Festival is around 14h 52m and covers a distance of around 528 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 40m. Services are operated by National Express, First and Frome Bus. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 52m
Fastest journey time:
13h 40m
Journey distance:
528 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
105 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
22:45
Last service departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival bus and walk schedules

Glasgow → Glastonbury Festival
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival is to bus via London Heathrow Airport (LHR) which costs £22 - £35 and takes 14h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival is to train and fly which costs £80 - £200 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Glastonbury Festival. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Pilton, Glastonbury Festival Site via Birmingham, Navigation Street, Bristol, Bus Station and Street, Strode College. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 54m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Glastonbury Festival is 335 miles. The road distance is 397.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival without a car is to train via London which takes 7h 57m and costs £210 - £600.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival is to train via London which takes 7h 57m and costs £210 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 13h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival bus services, operated by First, arrive at Street, Glaston House station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival.
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  • Distance: 334.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Glastonbury Festival, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival via London Euston, Queens Park (London), Queen's Park station, Paddington station, London Paddington, and Castle Cary in around 7h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival via Birmingham, Navigation Street, Cabot Circus, Bristol, Bus Station, Street, Glaston House, Street, Strode College, and Pilton, Glastonbury Festival Site in around 13h 54m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Train operators
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
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£150 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£380 - £550
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
TransPennine Express Service
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Glasgow Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£200 - £470
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£200 - £240
Anytime Day 1st Class
£340 - £470
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
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Temple Meads Stn to Street, Glaston House
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Street, Glaston House
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
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
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Website
Megabus UK
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 Bath
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival is 397 miles. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Glasgow to Glastonbury Festival.

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easyJet offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Bristol Airport.

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