There are 10 ways to get from Prestwick to London by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

$232 - $365

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr to London Victoria National Express

$38 - $49

8 alternative options

Train, night train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
  2. Take the night train from Carlisle to London Euston

$70 - $101

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Prestwick to London 401.8 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  3 h 52 min

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

$86 - $311

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

$104 - $286

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  4 h 17 min

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

$56 - $151

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW

$68 - $201

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$54 - $179

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

$85 - $245

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prestwick to London is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 14 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prestwick to London is to train and fly which costs £80 - £230 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Prestwick and London is 333 miles. The road distance is 401.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Prestwick to London, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prestwick to London. However, there are services departing from Prestwick, Gardiner Street and arriving at London Victoria via Ayr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prestwick to London. However, there are services departing from Prestwick and arriving at London Euston via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Prestwick to London.
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  • Distance: 333.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Prestwick to London via Glasgow Central in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Prestwick to London once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Prestwick to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Carlisle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators

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