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There are 10 ways to get from London to Glasgow Central Station 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

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

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Bus

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

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Night train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Glasgow Central Station

Fly London City to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow

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

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow

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

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

Fly London City to Edinburgh, bus

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

Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow

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

London to Glasgow Central Station by train

The train journey time between London and Glasgow Central Station is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 401 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 29m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, the London to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from London Euston and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 120 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
4h 43m
Fastest train time:
4h 29m
Train distance:
401 miles
Trains per week:
120
Cheapest price:
£150
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:31
Last train departs at:
19:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Glasgow Central Station train schedules

Trains departing Friday, September 24, 2021

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The most affordable way to get from London to Glasgow Central Station is to bus, which costs £14 - £40 and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Glasgow Central Station is to fly and train which costs £55 - £210 and takes 3h 35m.

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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 30m.

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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 32m.

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The distance between London and Glasgow Central Station is 347 miles. The road distance is 401.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £150 - £550.

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The train from London Euston to Glasgow Central takes 4h 32m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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London 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 to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £40 and takes 8h 43m, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £210 and takes 3h 39m.

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Map of how to get from London to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 346.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between London, 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 4 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 City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£20 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Train operators
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
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
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
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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

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London 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 to Glasgow Central Station is 402 miles. It takes approximately 6h 36m to drive from London to Glasgow Central Station.

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

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There are 285+ hotels available in Glasgow Central Station. 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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