There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Somerset by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Glasgow to Bristol, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  2. Take the bus from Lulsgate Bottom, Airport Tavern to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5

$48 - $138

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Bus  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Taunton National Express

$40 - $48

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  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 bus from Lulsgate Bottom, Airport Tavern to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5

$56 - $164

Fly Glasgow to Exeter, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Exeter (EXT) GLA - EXT
  2. Take the bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5

$79 - $214

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Cardiff, train, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cardiff (CWL) EDI - CWL
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5

$105 - $278

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton

$265 - $418

Train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Taunton

$201 - $293

Train, bus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cwmbran
  3. Take the bus from Newport, Market Square to Bristol, Bus Station 7Xp
  4. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5

$172 - $236

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Somerset 408.2 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Somerset. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at North Petherton, Shovel Lodge via Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 41 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Somerset is 336 miles. The road distance is 408.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Somerset without a car is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Glasgow to Somerset, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Somerset is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Glasgow to Somerset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Taunton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Somerset is 408 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to drive from Glasgow to Somerset.

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easyJet offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Bristol Airport.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Somerset.
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  • Distance: 336.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Somerset via Wolverhampton, Bristol Temple Meads, and Taunton in around 7 h 18 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Somerset once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Train from Wolverhampton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$190 - $290
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Single
$190 - $290
Off-Peak Single
$220 - $330
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cwmbran
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lulsgate Bottom, Airport Tavern to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cabot Circus to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.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 Taunton
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 .

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