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

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Train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

£150 - £550

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Bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan 809 / ...

£14 - £19

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Night train  •  7h 28m

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

£45 - £49

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Glasgow 402.5 miles

£70 - £110

Fly London City to Glasgow  •  3h 9m

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

£70 - £283

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow  •  3h 13m

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

£54 - £280

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  3h 36m

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

£47 - £250

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow  •  3h 35m

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

£59 - £195

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  3h 36m

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

£51 - £341

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 1m

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

£72 - £249

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Glasgow is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Glasgow is to fly which costs £65 - £290 and takes 3h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Glasgow Buchanan. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Euston and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart hourly, 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 402.5 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 £150 - £550.

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

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

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London to Glasgow train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, 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 £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 9h 55m, you could also fly, which costs £65 - £290 and takes 3h 9m.

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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?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £150 - £550 and the journey takes 4h 29m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan 5 times a day. Tickets cost £14 - £19 and the journey takes 9h 55m. Blablabus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £370
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £390
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £490
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £390
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
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 Buchanan
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Glasgow is 403 miles. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from London to Glasgow.

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

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Book your London to Glasgow train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 1036+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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