There are 13 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Glasgow by train, bus, night train, car, plane or subway

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

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$240 - $380

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Glasgow National Express

$33 - $49

11 alternative options

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$79 - $114

Train Virgin Trains East Coast #2  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central

$70 - $110

Night train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$55 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Glasgow 405 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London City to Glasgow  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA

$87 - $310

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

$106 - $284

Tube to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA

$57 - $150

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station

$78 - $236

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA

$66 - $181

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA

$52 - $180

Train to Southend, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Glasgow (GLA) SEN - GLA

$117 - $431

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Glasgow, Scotland?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from King's Cross Station to Glasgow hourly. Tickets cost $240 - $380 and the journey takes 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Glasgow once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southend to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southend to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from London Kings Cross to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$70 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $200
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$212
Sleeper Seat
$55 - $80
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from King's Cross Station to Glasgow?

The distance between King's Cross Station and Glasgow is 553 km. The road distance is 648 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Glasgow?

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Glasgow is to bus which costs £23 - £40 and takes 9 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from King's Cross Station to Glasgow?

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Glasgow is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs £60 - £230.

Is there a direct train between King's Cross Station and Glasgow?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Euston and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

How long does it take to get from King's Cross Station to Glasgow?

The train from London Euston to Glasgow Central takes 4 h 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.