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

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Train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 5 min

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

$75 - $235

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Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$40 - $98

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 28 min

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

$84 - $211

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 47 min

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

$109 - $344

Train to Southampton, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 58 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 - $241

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 17 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 31 min

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

$104 - $237

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA

$81 - $211

Train  •  6 h 51 min

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

$257 - $401

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central

$187 - $388

Train, night train  •  10 h 6 min

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

$77 - $116

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 £30 - £80 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Glasgow is to train and fly which costs £55 - £190 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Glasgow via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 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 and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 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 6 h 51 min and costs £190 - £310.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 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 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 6 h 51 min and costs £190 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £80 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 375.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Glasgow via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Glasgow via London Victoria Coach Station in around 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 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
3 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $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
38 min
Frequency
5 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Winchester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
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 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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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Portsmouth to Glasgow train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Glasgow is 447 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to drive from Portsmouth to Glasgow.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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