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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge

£115 - £358

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Night bus  •  10h 35m

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

£18 - £21

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Bus  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11

£21 - £33

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park 298.2 miles

£45 - £70

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train, line 125 bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Kidderminster
  4. Take the line 125 bus from Kidderminster, station to The Heath, West Midlands Safari Park

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train, line 125 bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Kidderminster
  4. Take the line 125 bus from Kidderminster, station to The Heath, West Midlands Safari Park

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train, line 125 bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Kidderminster
  4. Take the line 125 bus from Kidderminster, station to The Heath, West Midlands Safari Park

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  8h 18m

  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 Birmingham New Street

£93 - £373

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train, line 125 bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Kidderminster
  4. Take the line 125 bus from Kidderminster, station to The Heath, West Midlands Safari Park

Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and West Midland Safari Park is around 6h 5m and covers a distance of around 310 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 8m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Midland, Transport for Wales and others, the Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in West Midland Safari Park. Typically 47 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 5m
Fastest journey time:
5h 8m
Services per week:
47
Cheapest price:
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Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:26
Last service departs at:
20:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park train, bus and walk schedules

Glasgow → West Midland Safari Park
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park is to night bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 10h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park is to drive. Taking this option will cost £45 - £70 and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to West Midland Safari Park. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at The Heath, West Midlands Safari Park via Birmingham, Colmore Row and Stourbridge Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 12m.

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The distance between Glasgow and West Midland Safari Park is 255 miles. The road distance is 298.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs £110 - £360.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park, including transfers.

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Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs £110 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £35 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Birmingham, Navigation Street station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park.
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  • Distance: 255.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and West Midland Safari Park, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park via Crewe, Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level, Kidderminster, Kidderminster, station, and The Heath, West Midlands Safari Park in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street once daily. Tickets cost £18 - £30 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
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 to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £360
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£27 - £120
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£230 - £310
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £21
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £21
Train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Kidderminster
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £9
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27
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
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
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
Night bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Kidderminster, station to The Heath, West Midlands Safari Park
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Diamond
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 West Midland Safari Park is 298 miles. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Glasgow to West Midland Safari Park.

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Aer Lingus and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in West Midland Safari Park. Prices start at £75 per night.

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