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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to West Sussex by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Billingshurst

£167 - £549

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Bus  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station Lgw

£31 - £50

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Night bus, train  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Billingshurst

£41 - £73

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to West Sussex 443.3 miles

£65 - £100

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Horsham to Billingshurst

£42 - £176

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  4h 26m

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

£48 - £162

Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Horsham

£77 - £338

Fly Glasgow to Southampton, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Barnham

£87 - £362

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Billingshurst

£63 - £295

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to East Croydon
  3. Take the train from East Croydon to Billingshurst

£67 - £177

Glasgow to West Sussex by train and subway

The journey time between Glasgow and West Sussex is around 7h 49m and covers a distance of around 448 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 7m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and Southern Service, the Glasgow to West Sussex service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Billingshurst. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 49m
Fastest journey time:
6h 7m
Journey distance:
448 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
£167
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:34
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to West Sussex train and subway schedules

Glasgow → West Sussex
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to West Sussex is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 10h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to West Sussex is to train and fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to West Sussex. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Billingshurst via Euston station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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The distance between Glasgow and West Sussex is 374 miles. The road distance is 443.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to West Sussex without a car is to train which takes 6h 51m and costs £160 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 51m to get from Glasgow to West Sussex, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to West Sussex is to train which takes 6h 51m and costs £160 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 10h 29m.

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

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Glasgow to West Sussex train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Billingshurst station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to West Sussex.
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  • Distance: 373.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 51m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and West Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to West Sussex via London Euston, Euston station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 6h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to West Sussex via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Heathrow Central Bus Station, Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station, Gatwick Airport, and Horsham in around 10h 29m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £460
Train operators
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£13 - £19
Anytime 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Horsham to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£4 - £7
Anytime 1st Class
£5 - £8
Train from London Bridge to Horsham
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £35
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£11 - £17
Anytime 1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Southampton Central to Barnham
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£12 - £17
Anytime 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from East Croydon to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £29
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£11 - £16
Anytime 1st Class
£21 - £29
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£17 - £21
Train from Luton to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£19 - £24
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Barnham
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£16 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Sussex is 443 miles. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Glasgow to West Sussex.

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British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 163+ hotels available in West Sussex. Prices start at £75 per night.

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