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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Mogadishu by bus, plane or train

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  18h 8m

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

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Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  18h 23m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Mogadishu (MGQ) MAN - MGQ

Fly from Glasgow  •  16h 41m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Mogadishu (MGQ) GLA - MGQ

Glasgow (GLA) to Mogadishu (MGQ) flights

The flight time between Glasgow (GLA) and Mogadishu (MGQ) is around 20h 16m and covers a distance of around 7444 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8h 36m. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 45m. Services are operated by British Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and others. Typically 73 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:
11h 40m
Layover time:
8h 36m
Total time:
20h 16m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
13h 45m
Flight distance:
7444 km
Flights per week:
73
Cheapest price:
$496
Carbon emissions:
1509 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:05
Last flight departs at:
18:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow (GLA) to Mogadishu (MGQ) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Somalia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within Somalia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Somalia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Somalia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Somalia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Somalia

Lockdown measures are currently in place for United Kingdom. Leaving United Kingdom may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Somalia. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Somalia, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Somalia

Last updated: September 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Mogadishu is to bus and fly which costs £340 - £1,100 and takes 18h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Mogadishu is to fly which costs £360 - £1,100 and takes 16h 41m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Mogadishu is 7435 km.

It takes approximately 18h 8m to get from Glasgow to Mogadishu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Mogadishu Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 5m and has one stopover.

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Mogadishu is 2h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 3:51 PM in Glasgow and 5:51 PM in Mogadishu.

Lufthansa, easyJet, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Mogadishu Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Mogadishu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Mogadishu.
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  • Distance: 7435.2 km
  • Duration: 18h 8m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Mogadishu, Somalia?

British Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Glasgow to Mogadishu every 3 hours.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Mogadishu via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Edinburgh to Mogadishu via Paris CDG, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Edinburgh to Mogadishu via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Edinburgh to Mogadishu via Istanbul, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Manchester to Mogadishu via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Manchester to Mogadishu via Brussels, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via London Heathrow, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Paris CDG, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Mogadishu via Istanbul, Djibouti
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Edinburgh to Mogadishu via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Edinburgh to Mogadishu via Bucharest Otopeni, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Mogadishu via Istanbul, Djibouti
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via London Heathrow, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Amsterdam Schiphol, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Paris CDG, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Dublin, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Frankfurt, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Daallo Airlines
Website
daallo.com
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Dubai, Bosaso
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Dubai, Hargeisa
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Freedom Airline Express
Website
freedomairexpress.com
Flights from Glasgow to Mogadishu via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$28 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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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