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There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow to Messanges by train, bus, car, bus and ferry, shuttle, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  15h 43m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Dax Tgv

€473 - €1223

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Fly Glasgow to Biarritz  •  13h 56m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Biarritz (BIQ) GLA - BIQ

€36 - €159

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Train, bus, drive  •  18h 17m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Arcachon Tgv
  5. Take the bus from Arcachon - Gare Sncf to Parentis En Born - Aire De Co-Voiturage 46
  6. Drive from Parentis En Born - Aire De Co-Voiturage to Messanges

€466 - €1240

Train, bus  •  25h 6m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bayonne

€311 - €989

Bus, bus and ferry, shuttle  •  32h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station M11
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London to Gent
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Gentbrugge to Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains

€192 - €225

Bus  •  34h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun

€123 - €183

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 20m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Messanges

€193 - €321

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 37m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Messanges

€345 - €441

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Biarritz  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Biarritz (BIQ) EDI - BIQ

€80 - €405

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bordeaux (BOD) EDI - BOD
  3. Take the train from Pessac to Dax

€62 - €147

Fly Glasgow to Bordeaux, train  •  11h 38m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bordeaux (BOD) GLA - BOD
  2. Take the train from Pessac to Dax

€48 - €166

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Pau, train  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Pau (PUF) EDI - PUF
  3. Take the train from Pau to Dax

€101 - €343

Glasgow to Messanges by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Messanges is around 34h 17m and covers a distance of around 1963 km. The fastest journey normally takes 32h 5m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Buses, Eurostar and others, the Glasgow to Messanges service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Messanges - Bourg. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
34h 17m
Fastest journey time:
32h 5m
Journey distance:
1963 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€311
Carbon emissions:
179 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
17:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Messanges train and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Messanges is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Messanges is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Messanges is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Messanges is to bus and fly and train, which costs £50 - £130 and takes 11h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Messanges is to fly and train which costs £40 - £150 and takes 11h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Messanges. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Messanges - Bourg via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Irun, Bayonne - Gare Ste Ursule and Soustons - Isle Verte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 24m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Messanges is 1355 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Messanges without a car is to train which takes 15h 43m and costs £400 - £1,100.

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It takes approximately 15h 43m to get from Glasgow to Messanges, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Messanges is to train which takes 15h 43m and costs £400 - £1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £160 and takes 34h 24m, you could also fly, which costs £30 - £140 and takes 13h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Messanges bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Irun station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Messanges.
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  • Distance: 1355.4 km
  • Duration: 15h 43m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Messanges, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Messanges via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, Massy Tgv, Dax, and St Vincent De Tyrosse in around 15h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Messanges via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Irun, Bayona, Bayonne - Gare Ste Ursule, and Soustons - Isle Verte in around 34h 24m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Biarritz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Edinburgh to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €210
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Edinburgh to Pau via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from Edinburgh to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Bristol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Biarritz via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Edinburgh to Biarritz via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €290
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Flights from Edinburgh to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €85
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€17 - €110
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Massy Tgv to Dax
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €140
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Angouleme to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Pau to Dax
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Pessac to Dax
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Pau to Dax
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Bus operators
Xl'r - Départementale de Transports des Landes R.D.T.L.
Phone
05 58 56 80 80
Website
rdtl.fr
Bus from Arcachon - Gare Sncf to Parentis En Born - Aire De Co-Voiturage
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2
Website
Xl'r - Départementale de Transports des Landes R.D.T.L.
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
Bus from Lille to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €25
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €30
Website
Megabus UK
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Gent
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Gentbrugge to Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
13h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€136
Book at
Starliner
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
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
alsa.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
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €70
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€26 - €35
Car
€50 - €70

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Messanges is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 1:17 PM in Glasgow and 2:17 PM in Messanges.

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