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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Hereford

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Shudehill Interchange to Cheltenham Arle Court Gloucester Rd
  3. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Hereford

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Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Hereford

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS)
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS)
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  4. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX)
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX)
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, bus, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN)
  2. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  4. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford

Glasgow to Hereford by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Hereford is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 326 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. The fastest train normally takes 4h 54m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and Transport for Wales, the Glasgow to Hereford train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Hereford. Typically 98 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 37m
Layover time:
1h
Total time:
5h 37m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 54m
Train distance:
326 miles
Trains per week:
98
Cheapest price:
£131
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:26
Last train departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Hereford train schedules

Glasgow → Hereford
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hereford is 111.

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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Hereford is to night bus and train, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Hereford is to fly and train which costs £70 - £240 and takes 5h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Hereford. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Hereford via Manchester Shudehill Interchange and Cheltenham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Hereford. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Hereford via Preston and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Hereford is 272 miles. The road distance is 342.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Hereford without a car is to train which takes 6h 18m and costs £110 - £380.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Glasgow to Hereford, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Hereford is to train which takes 6h 18m and costs £110 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 11h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Hereford.
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  • Distance: 272.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Hereford, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Hereford via Preston and Crewe in around 6h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Hereford via Manchester Shudehill Interchange and Cheltenham in around 11h 33m.

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
2h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£26 - £130
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £130
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £130
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£26 - £120
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £440
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £420
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
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 Crewe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
TransPennine Express Service
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £24
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £24
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £110
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Manchester Shudehill Interchange to Cheltenham Arle Court Gloucester Rd
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
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 Cheltenham to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Night bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to London Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
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 Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Glasgow to Hereford train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Hereford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Hereford is 343 miles. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Glasgow to Hereford.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Bristol Airport.

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