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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Portobello Road by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

£154 - £509

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Bus  •  9h 23m

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

£19 - £32

9 alternative options

Night bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11

£24 - £39

Drive  •  6h 36m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Portobello Road 402.8 miles

£60 - £90

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, line 23 bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the line 23 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Westbourne Green, Colville Road

£50 - £254

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City, subway  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  3. Take the subway from Bank station to Notting Hill Gate station

£62 - £295

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

£55 - £230

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£44 - £183

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train, subway  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Ladbroke Grove station

£53 - £237

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted, subway  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  3. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Notting Hill Gate station

£41 - £197

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

£80 - £241

Glasgow to Portobello Road by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Portobello Road is around 5h 9m and covers a distance of around 405 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 55m. Operated by Avanti West Coast and London Underground (Tube), the Glasgow to Portobello Road service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Portobello Road. Typically 98 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 9m
Fastest journey time:
4h 55m
Services per week:
98
Cheapest price:
£154
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:26
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Portobello Road train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Thursday, June 17, 2021

Glasgow → Portobello Road
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Portobello Road is to bus which costs £19 - £35 and takes 9h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Portobello Road is to train and fly and line 23 bus which costs £50 - £260 and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Portobello Road station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Notting Hill Gate Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Portobello Road station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Ladbroke Grove station via Euston Square station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Portobello Road is 345 miles. The road distance is 402.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Portobello Road without a car is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs £150 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Glasgow to Portobello Road, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Portobello Road train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Portobello Road is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £35 and takes 9h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Portobello Road.
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  • Distance: 345.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Portobello Road, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to London Euston hourly. Tickets cost £150 - £550 and the journey takes 4h 54m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Notting Hill Gate station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Ladbroke Grove station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Liverpool Street station to Notting Hill Gate station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
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
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to Westbourne Green, Colville Road
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Glasgow to Portobello Road train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Portobello Road is 403 miles. It takes approximately 6h 36m to drive from Glasgow to Portobello Road.

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

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There are 3915+ hotels available in Portobello Road. Prices start at £75 per night.

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