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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Peterborough by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Shudehill Interchange to Doncaster Interchange Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Peterborough

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Train via Edinburgh

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Peterborough

Train via Sheffield

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Peterborough

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Peterborough

Fly Glasgow to London City, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY)
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN)
  3. Take the train from Stevenage to Peterborough

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN)
  3. Take the train from Stevenage to Peterborough

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN)
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX)
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough

Glasgow to Peterborough by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Peterborough is around 5h and covers a distance of around 365 miles. The fastest train normally takes 5h. Operated by LNER, the Glasgow to Peterborough train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Peterborough. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
5h
Fastest train time:
5h
Train distance:
365 miles
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£45
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:48
Last train departs at:
06:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Peterborough train schedules

Glasgow → Peterborough
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Peterborough is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Peterborough is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Peterborough is to fly and train which takes 4h 46m and costs £65 - £320.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Peterborough. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Glasgow and Peterborough is 281 miles. The road distance is 323.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Peterborough without a car is to train which takes 5h and costs £45 - £360.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough takes 5h including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Glasgow to Peterborough train services, operated by LNER, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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

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Glasgow to Peterborough train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Peterborough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Peterborough is 323 miles. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Glasgow to Peterborough.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Peterborough.
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  • Distance: 280.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h

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

LNER operates a train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough 6 times a week. Tickets cost £45 - £360 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£25 - £290
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £360
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£160 - £230
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £360
Train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £320
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£220 - £320
Train from Doncaster to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £80
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£130 - £160
Anytime Day 1st Class
£230 - £330
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£20 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£29 - £50
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £50
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£28 - £50
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£13 - £18
Anytime Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £50
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£30 - £45
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£22 - £27
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Manchester Shudehill Interchange to Doncaster Interchange Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
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
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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