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There are 13 ways to get from Glasgow to Slapton Sands by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Newton Abbot  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newton Abbot

£222 - £754

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Bus  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Paignton National Express

£23 - £33

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Train  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Paignton

£181 - £632

Train, bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Slapton Turn 3

£254 - £572

Night train, bus  •  15h 56m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Cabot Circus M36
  3. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Slapton Turn 3

£96 - £146

Drive  •  8h 2m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Slapton Sands 484 miles

£70 - £110

Fly Glasgow to Exeter, train, line 120 bus, line 3 bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Exeter (EXT) GLA - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
  3. Take the line 120 bus from Paignton, Bus Station to Kingswear, Banjo
  4. Take the line 3 bus from Dartmouth, Pontoon to Slapton Turn

£146 - £530

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train, line 120 bus, line 3 bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newton Abbot
  3. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Paignton
  4. Take the line 120 bus from Paignton, Bus Station to Kingswear, Banjo
  5. Take the line 3 bus from Dartmouth, Pontoon to Slapton Turn

£87 - £463

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Exeter, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Exeter (EXT) EDI - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton

£97 - £475

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newton Abbot

£89 - £478

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  9h 50m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot

£126 - £446

Fly Glasgow to Southampton, train  •  10h 30m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  3. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Paignton

£133 - £415

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Newquay, train, bus  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Newquay (NQY) EDI - NQY
  3. Take the train from Par to Plymouth
  4. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Slapton Turn

£97 - £354

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Slapton Sands is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 16h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Slapton Sands is to drive which costs £70 - £110 and takes 8h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Slapton Sands. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Slapton Turn via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Paignton, Bus Station and Dartmouth, Pontoon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 5m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Slapton Sands is 389 miles. The road distance is 484 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Slapton Sands without a car is to train via Newton Abbot which takes 10h 9m and costs £220 - £800.

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It takes approximately 10h 9m to get from Glasgow to Slapton Sands, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Slapton Sands is to train via Newton Abbot which takes 10h 9m and costs £220 - £800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 16h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Glasgow to Slapton Sands bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Paignton station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Slapton Sands.
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  • Distance: 388.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 9m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Slapton Sands, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Slapton Sands via Preston, Birmingham New Street, Newton Abbot, and Paignton in around 10h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Slapton Sands via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Paignton, Paignton, Bus Station, Kingswear, Banjo, and Dartmouth, Pontoon in around 16h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £400
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £400
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£85 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£160 - £230
Train from Birmingham New Street to Paignton
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£85 - £240
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£85 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£160 - £240
Train from Glasgow Central to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£240 - £600
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£240 - £300
Anytime Day 1st Class
£400 - £600
Train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £31
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Newton Abbot to Paignton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£18 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£60 - £90
Train from Par to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £34
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £27
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£60 - £80
Train from Newton Abbot to Paignton
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Paignton
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Par to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Par to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£16 - £20
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Slapton Turn
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Cabot Circus to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Paignton, Bus Station to Kingswear, Banjo
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Dartmouth, Pontoon to Slapton Turn
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Paignton
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
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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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Slapton Sands is 484 miles. It takes approximately 8h 2m to drive from Glasgow to Slapton Sands.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 445+ hotels available in Slapton Sands. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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