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There are 11 ways to get from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, night train, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

£152 - £553

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Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

£14 - £40

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Night train  •  8h 34m

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

£47 - £52

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station 404.8 miles

£60 - £90

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, train  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

£50 - £235

Subway to London City, fly to Glasgow, train  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to Cannon Street station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

£62 - £296

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA

£42 - £180

Subway to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to Tottenham Hale station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

£39 - £196

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 23m

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

£53 - £151

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 37m

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

£57 - £232

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 35m

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

£69 - £303

London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station by subway and train

The journey time between London Victoria and Glasgow Central Station is around 5h 24m and covers a distance of around 403 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 49m. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Avanti West Coast, the London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station service departs from Victoria station and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 123 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 24m
Fastest journey time:
4h 49m
Journey distance:
403 miles
Services per week:
123
Cheapest price:
£152
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:35
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station subway and train schedules

London Victoria → Glasgow Central Station
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station is to bus which costs £14 - £40 and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station is to subway and fly and train which costs £60 - £300 and takes 3h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Glasgow. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Victoria station to Glasgow Central Station. However, there are services departing from Victoria station and arriving at Glasgow Central via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 22m.

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The distance between London Victoria and Glasgow Central Station is 347 miles. The road distance is 404.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £150 - £600.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station, including transfers.

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London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £150 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £40 and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 347.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £150 - £550 and the journey takes 4h 32m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow 3 times a day. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 8h 30m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £90
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Victoria station to Cannon Street station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Victoria station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 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
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express

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

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London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station is 405 miles. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from London Victoria to Glasgow Central Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 286+ hotels available in Glasgow Central Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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