How to get from Colchester to Glasgow

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from Colchester to Glasgow

You can get from Colchester to Glasgow by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Colchester to Glasgow on 27 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05London Gatwick Airport1h30 08:35Glasgow International Airport
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£891One-way
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05:25Colchester14h30 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
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£611One-way
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06:15London Gatwick Airport1h35 07:50Glasgow International Airport
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£861One-way
18:00London Stansted Airport1h15 19:15Glasgow International Airport
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£991One-way
08:20London Gatwick Airport1h30 09:50Glasgow International Airport
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£971One-way

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Travel Information between Colchester and Glasgow

distanceDistance345 miles (556 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 345 miles (556 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Colchester and Glasgow. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Colchester to Glasgow.

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There are 4 ways to get from Colchester to Glasgow: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Colchester to Glasgow. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A ferry is £46 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Colchester to Glasgow costing on average £46.

A ferry journey is usually £62 less than a journey to Glasgow by plane, which costs on average £62 for the same trip.

A ferry journey is usually £115 less than a journey to Glasgow by train, which costs on average £115 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Colchester and Glasgow is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Glasgow by coach can take on average 14 h 20 min.

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 18 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 345 miles (556 km) from Colchester to Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Colchester to Glasgow is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Colchester to Glasgow as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Colchester to Glasgow:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Colchester to Glasgow depart from Colchester, East Hill / High Street to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Colchester to Glasgow depart from Colchester to Glasgow Central.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Colchester to Glasgow, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Glasgow by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Colchester to Glasgow for £46.
  • Travel with British Airways for flights to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways Colchester to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £62.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Glasgow by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Colchester to Glasgow for £115 on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Colchester to Glasgow often also extend their holiday to go to London, Edinburgh or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Glasgow and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip to Glasgow from Colchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £46 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £62 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £115 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Colchester and Glasgow online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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