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.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$60 - $370

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 5 min

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

$30 - $90

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

$158 - $296

Night train  •  7 h 25 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 - $277

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

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, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station

$74 - $230

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

$50 - $173

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

$113 - $425

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 - $370 and the journey takes 4 h 29 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Glasgow 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min. Megabus UK also services this route twice daily.

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 32 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 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
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 London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
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 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$204
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Glasgow is 555 km. The road distance is 648 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Glasgow is to bus which costs £25 - £65 and takes 10 h 5 min.

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

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Glasgow. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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