There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow to London by train, bus, night train, rideshare, 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

$60 - $360

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to London 404.8 miles

$30 - $60

10 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to London St Pancras International

$159 - $292

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$30 - $85

Night train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

$50 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to London 405.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

$101 - $279

Fly Glasgow to London City  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY

$82 - $304

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

$53 - $145

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW

$65 - $199

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

$74 - $230

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$50 - $173

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to London is to rideshare which costs £23 - £45 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to London is to fly which costs £75 - £220 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and London is 347 miles. The road distance is 405.3 miles.

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The train from Glasgow Central to London Euston takes 4 h 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at London Euston. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow to London every 2 hours. Tickets cost $230 - $360 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min. LNER also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to London 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chesterfield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Single
$95 - $140
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Chesterfield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$201
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Glasgow to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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