There are 13 ways to get from Glasgow to London by train, bus, night train, night bus, 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.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

$60 - $360

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Rideshare  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Glasgow to London 404.8 miles

$30 - $60

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Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 52 min

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

$195 - $286

Bus  •  9 h 7 min

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

$129 - $150

Night train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$50 - $75

Night bus  •  10 h

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

$30 - $45

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to London 405.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow  •  3 h 4 min

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

$99 - $278

Fly Glasgow to London City  •  3 h 14 min

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

$81 - $303

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick  •  3 h 23 min

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

$63 - $193

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted  •  3 h 29 min

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

$51 - $143

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 - $229

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  3 h 33 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

$55 - $171

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Glasgow and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at London Euston. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 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 best way to get from Glasgow to London without a car is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs .

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

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

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Glasgow to London train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to London is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Glasgow to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to London.
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  • Distance: 347.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow to London every 4 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 once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $150 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

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 30 min
When
Every day
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 City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, 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 Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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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Glasgow to London train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to London is 405 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to drive from Glasgow to London.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 8331+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Glasgow and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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