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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) by train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

£163 - £523

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Night bus, train  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to London Finchley Road Ukn10
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

£41 - £51

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Drive  •  7h

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Southend-on-Sea 420.2 miles

£65 - £95

Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

£70 - £266

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

£67 - £271

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to Farringdon
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

£62 - £191

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

£54 - £180

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

£55 - £131

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Sittingbourne

£54 - £200

Fly Glasgow to Southampton, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Sittingbourne

£127 - £295

Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) by train and subway

The journey time between Glasgow and Isle of Grain (Island) is around 6h 20m and covers a distance of around 439 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 59m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and c2c, the Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Southend Central. Typically 97 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 20m
Fastest journey time:
5h 59m
Journey distance:
439 miles
Services per week:
97
Cheapest price:
£163
Carbon emissions:
36 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 Isle of Grain (Island) train and subway schedules

Departing Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Glasgow → Isle of Grain (Island)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Isle of Grain (Island) is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) is to night bus and train which costs £40 - £55 and takes 10h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) is to fly and train which costs £70 - £270 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island). However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Southend Central via Euston Square station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 59m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Isle of Grain (Island) is 368 miles. The road distance is 420.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) without a car is to train which takes 5h 59m and costs £160 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island), including transfers.

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Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island) is 420 miles. It takes approximately 7h to drive from Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island).

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Isle of Grain (Island).
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  • Distance: 368 miles
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Isle of Grain (Island), England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Southend-on-Sea via London Euston, Euston Square station, West Ham station, and West Ham in around 5h 59m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£15 - £95
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
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£21 - £30
1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from St Pancras International to Sittingbourne
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £40
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£20 - £29
1st Class
£27 - £40
Bus operators
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 Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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British Airways offers flights from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport.

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