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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Massachusetts by plane or bus

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Fly Glasgow to Boston

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Boston (BOS)

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Hartford

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Hartford (BDL)

2 alternative options

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Boston

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Boston (BOS)

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Worcester

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Worcester (ORH)

Glasgow (GLA) to Boston (BOS) flights

The flight time between Glasgow (GLA) and Boston (BOS) is around 12h 12m and covers a distance of around 3039 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 5m. The fastest flight normally takes 9h 35m. Services are operated by Icelandair, British Airways, Aer Lingus and others. Typically 88 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
9h 7m
Layover time:
3h 5m
Total time:
12h 12m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
9h 35m
Flight distance:
3039 miles
Flights per week:
88
Cheapest price:
$318
Carbon emissions:
986 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:05
Last flight departs at:
14:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow (GLA) to Boston (BOS) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Massachusetts is to bus and fly which costs £270 - £430 and takes 12h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Massachusetts is to bus and fly which costs £270 - £430 and takes 12h 25m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Massachusetts is 3084 miles.

It takes approximately 12h 43m to get from Glasgow to Massachusetts, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 55m and has one stopover.

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Massachusetts is 5h behind Glasgow. It is currently 3:14 PM in Glasgow and 10:14 AM in Massachusetts.

Delta, Icelandair, Aer Lingus and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Massachusetts. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Massachusetts.
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  • Distance: 3084.4 miles
  • Duration: 12h 43m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Massachusetts, USA?

Icelandair, British Airways and 11 other airlines fly from Glasgow to Boston hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
13h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Edinburgh to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Hartford via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Worcester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Worcester via London Heathrow, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
15h 43m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Hartford via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Hartford via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Hartford via Toronto, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via Belfast City, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via Belfast City, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Hartford via Toronto, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Edinburgh to Boston via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Boston via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Bus operators
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
$13 - $18
Website
Scottish Citylink

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