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

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Train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA

$75 - $265

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Bus  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Glasgow National Express

$39 - $50

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA

$84 - $212

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA

$109 - $345

Train to Southampton, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$76 - $271

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

$97 - $273

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA

$107 - $240

Train to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA

$81 - $190

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$257 - $402

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Glasgow Central

$202 - $308

Bus via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$40 - $98

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Glasgow 447.1 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Glasgow is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 14 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Glasgow is to train and fly which costs £55 - £210 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arriving at Glasgow via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Glasgow Central via Winchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Glasgow is 376 miles. The road distance is 447.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs £190 - £310.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Portsmouth to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange station.

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Portsmouth to Glasgow train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Glasgow is to train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs £190 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £75 and takes 11 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 375.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Glasgow via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 7 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Glasgow via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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 Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
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 Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Bus operators
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
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 Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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