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There are 10 ways to get from Gretna Green to London by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to London Euston Glasgow Central - London Euston / ...

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Bus  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express

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Train via London Kings Cross  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to London Kings Cross Edinburgh - London Kings Cross / ...

Drive  •  5h 14m

  1. Drive from Gretna Green to London King's Cross 319 miles

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  5h 2m

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

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 1m

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

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

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The cheapest way to get from Gretna Green to London is to bus which costs £19 - £60 and takes 7h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Gretna Green to London is to train which costs £110 - £390 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gretna Green to London. However, there are services departing from Gretna Green and arriving at London Euston via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between Gretna Green and London is 272 miles. The road distance is 319 miles.

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The best way to get from Gretna Green to London without a car is to train which takes 4h 9m and costs £110 - £390.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Gretna Green to London, including transfers.

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Gretna Green to London train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Gretna Green to London is to train which takes 4h 9m and costs £110 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £60 and takes 7h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Gretna Green to London train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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Map of how to get from Gretna Green to London.
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  • Distance: 271.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Gretna Green, Scotland and London, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Carlisle to London Euston hourly. Tickets cost £110 - £380 and the journey takes 3h 20m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 once daily. Tickets cost £11 - £15 and the journey takes 5h 40m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £430
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £430
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £430
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £410
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £480
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £460
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £460
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £500
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £250
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £430
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £480
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £460
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £800
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £1,500
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£110 - £380
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£290 - £380
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £130
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £210
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£230 - £330
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £130
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £95
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
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 Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Gretna Green to London is 319 miles. It takes approximately 5h 14m to drive from Gretna Green to London.

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