Travel within United Kingdom is: Partially open. See details.

Need a hotel room in Llanidloes?

Book now

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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Caersws

£150 - £386

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Llanidloes National Express

£17 - £22

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Chester to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Llanidloes, The Groe X75

Drive  •  5h 15m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Llanidloes 309.9 miles

£45 - £70

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury
  4. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Llanidloes, Red Lion Hotel

£62 - £210

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train, bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Llanidloes, Red Lion Hotel

£58 - £284

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train, bus  •  9h 57m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
  4. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Llanidloes, Red Lion Hotel

£99 - £361

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train, bus  •  10h 5m

  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 Newport (S Wales)
  4. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
  5. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Llanidloes, Red Lion Hotel

£102 - £377

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train, bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  4. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Llanidloes, Red Lion Hotel

£83 - £277

Glasgow to Llanidloes by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Llanidloes is around 23h 13m and covers a distance of around 348 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 37m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service, Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, Transport for Wales and others, the Glasgow to Llanidloes service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Llanidloes, The Groe. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 13m
Fastest journey time:
21h 37m
Journey distance:
348 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:04
Last service departs at:
14:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Llanidloes train, walk and bus schedules

Glasgow → Llanidloes
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

1m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Travel within United Kingdom

Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within United Kingdom.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Llanidloes is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Llanidloes is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Llanidloes is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Llanidloes is to bus, which costs £17 - £23 and takes 10h 45m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Llanidloes is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 15m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Llanidloes. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Llanidloes via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 45m.

More details

The distance between Glasgow and Llanidloes is 239 miles. The road distance is 309.9 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Glasgow to Llanidloes without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs £150 - £390.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Glasgow to Llanidloes, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Glasgow to Llanidloes is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs £150 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £23 and takes 10h 45m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from Glasgow to Llanidloes.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 239.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Llanidloes, Wales?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Llanidloes via Crewe, Shrewsbury, and Caersws in around 6h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Llanidloes via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 10h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
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 17m
When
Monday to 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 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £120
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£230 - £310
Train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£19 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Caersws
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
TransPennine Express Service
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
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £19
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Llanidloes, The Groe
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Celtic Travel
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Llanidloes, Red Lion Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Celtic Travel
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Llanidloes
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Shrewsbury to Llanidloes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Llanidloes is 310 miles. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Glasgow to Llanidloes.

Get driving directions

Ryanair, Loganair, Aer Lingus and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport.

Search flights

There are 91+ hotels available in Llanidloes. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details