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

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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$60 - $360

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

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

$30 - $85

10 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 16 min

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

$191 - $295

Night train  •  7 h 28 min

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

$50 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from London to Glasgow 404.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly London City to Glasgow  •  3 h 2 min

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

$83 - $304

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow  •  3 h

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

$101 - $276

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow  •  3 h 14 min

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

$65 - $195

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow  •  3 h 21 min

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

$52 - $144

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 14 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

$57 - $172

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  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 Southend, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 40 min

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

$112 - $425

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London to Glasgow is to fly which costs £75 - £210 and takes 3 h.

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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 8 h 35 min.

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

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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 4 h 29 min and costs £45 - £270.

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The train from London Euston to Glasgow Central takes 4 h 29 min including transfers and departs every four 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 4 h 29 min and costs £45 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £65 and takes 8 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £230 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Glasgow every 2 hours. Tickets cost $230 - $360 and the journey takes 4 h 29 min. LNER also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Glasgow 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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 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
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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 Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
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 Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
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
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
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$201
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
8 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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