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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Tokyo by bus, plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Tokyo Haneda

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Tokyo Haneda (HND)

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Tokyo Narita, train

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Tokyo Narita (NRT)
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Ueno

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Fly Glasgow to Tokyo Haneda

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tokyo Haneda (HND)

Fly Glasgow to Tokyo Narita, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tokyo Narita (NRT)
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Ueno

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Tokyo Haneda

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Tokyo Haneda (HND)

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Tokyo Haneda

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Tokyo Haneda (HND)

Glasgow (GLA) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) flights

The flight time between Glasgow (GLA) and Tokyo Haneda (HND) is around 17h 29m and covers a distance of around 9300 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 49m. The fastest flight normally takes 14h 40m. Services are operated by British Airways, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa and others. Typically 52 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:
13h 40m
Layover time:
3h 49m
Total time:
17h 29m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
14h 40m
Flight distance:
9300 km
Flights per week:
52
Cheapest price:
¥60483
Carbon emissions:
1885 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:55
Last flight departs at:
15:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow (GLA) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) flight schedules

United Kingdom → Japan
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International entry into Japan from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Japan from United Kingdom

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Japan

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Japan from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tokyo is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tokyo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tokyo is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0120-565653.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Japan.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Tokyo is to bus and fly which costs £370 - £900 and takes 16h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Tokyo is to bus and fly which costs £370 - £900 and takes 16h 32m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Tokyo is 9280 km.

It takes approximately 16h 32m to get from Glasgow to Tokyo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 35m and has one stopover.

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Tokyo is 8h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 7:54 AM in Glasgow and 3:54 PM in Tokyo.

Air France, Turkish Airlines, Finnair and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Tokyo.
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  • Distance: 9280.3 km
  • Duration: 16h 32m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Tokyo, Japan?

British Airways, Japan Airlines and five other airlines fly from Glasgow to Tokyo every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥160000
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Haneda via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥130000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥170000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Haneda via Belfast City, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥220000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥260000
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Narita via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥220000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Narita via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥250000
Flights from Aberdeen to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥65000 - ¥170000
Flights from Aberdeen to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
17h 32m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥200000
Flights from Newcastle to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 2m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥65000 - ¥190000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Haneda via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥180000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥260000
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Narita via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥220000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Narita via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥250000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Haneda via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥170000
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Haneda via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥170000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Haneda via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥200000
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Narita via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥180000
Flights from Newcastle to Tokyo Haneda via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥65000 - ¥190000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Haneda via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥130000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥65000 - ¥140000
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Narita via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥220000
Flights from Aberdeen to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥65000 - ¥140000
Flights from Newcastle to Tokyo Haneda via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥70000 - ¥150000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Narita via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥170000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Narita via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥180000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Haneda via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥210000
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Narita via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥200000
Flights from Newcastle to Tokyo Haneda via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥65000 - ¥230000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Haneda via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥80000 - ¥290000
Flights from Glasgow to Tokyo Narita via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥75000 - ¥280000
Flights from Newcastle to Tokyo Haneda via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥80000 - ¥300000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Narita via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥180000
Flights from Aberdeen to Tokyo Haneda via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥190000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tokyo Haneda via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥60000 - ¥170000
Train operators
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Ueno
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2600
Website
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/
Book at
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/e-ticket/en/
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥15000
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
¥4800 - ¥7000
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
¥11000 - ¥15000
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥4500
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
¥1500 - ¥2300
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
¥3500 - ¥4500
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥22000
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
¥2400 - ¥3400
Anytime Day Single
¥9500 - ¥14000
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
¥15000 - ¥22000
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥9000
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
¥2500 - ¥3500
Off-Peak Day Single
¥4400 - ¥7000
Anytime Day Single
¥5500 - ¥9000
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
¥1400 - ¥2000
Website
Scottish Citylink

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