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There are 12 ways to get from London to Glasgow by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$60 - $360

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Bus  •  8h 35m

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

$30 - $85

10 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Glasgow Central

$190 - $284

Night train  •  7h 25m

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

$50 - $75

Drive  •  6h 39m

  1. Drive from London to Glasgow 404.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London City to Glasgow  •  3h 12m

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

$83 - $304

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow  •  3h 10m

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

$101 - $276

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow  •  3h 24m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA

$65 - $194

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA

$52 - $144

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  3h 27m

  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

$53 - $169

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  3h 56m

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

$74 - $230

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$91 - $266

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Glasgow is to bus which costs £24 - £65 and takes 8h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Glasgow is to fly which costs £75 - £220 and takes 3h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Glasgow. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Euston and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between London and Glasgow is 347 miles. The road distance is 404.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs £45 - £270.

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The train from London Euston to Glasgow Central takes 4h 29m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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London to Glasgow train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Glasgow is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs £45 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £65 and takes 8h 35m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £240 and takes 3h 12m.

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Map of how to get from London to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 347.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Glasgow hourly. Tickets cost $230 - $360 and the journey takes 4h 29m. LNER also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Glasgow 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 8h 35m. Megabus UK also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink

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

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

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London to Glasgow train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Glasgow is 405 miles. It takes approximately 6h 39m to drive from London to Glasgow.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 845+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs £3 - £4.

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