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from Durham to Glasgow

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Travel Information from Durham to Glasgow

distanceDistance129 miles (208 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 129 miles (208 km) by coach or train to Glasgow from Durham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Durham to Glasgow.

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Travel from Durham to Glasgow
Travel to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Durham to Glasgow.
What are my Durham to Glasgow travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Durham to Glasgow: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Glasgow from Durham?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Durham to Glasgow, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Glasgow:

A coach is generally £8 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £25 from Durham to Glasgow.

What is the quickest way from Durham to Glasgow?

The fastest way to get to Glasgow from Durham is by train with an average travel time of 3 h.

There are alternative travel options to Glasgow that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Glasgow by coach can take on average 4 h 40 min.

How many miles are between Durham and Glasgow

You should expect to travel around 129 miles (208 km) from Durham to Glasgow.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Durham to Glasgow?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Durham, Bus Station (stand C) and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Durham to Glasgow Central.
Who can get me from Durham to Glasgow?

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

  • Megabus can take you to Glasgow by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Megabus from Durham to Glasgow for £17.
  • London North Eastern Railway can take you to Glasgow by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for London North Eastern Railway from Durham to Glasgow for £25.
Is there a direct service to Glasgow from Durham?

Yes, there are direct services available between Durham and Glasgow with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Megabus.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Glasgow as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Glasgow from Durham.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Durham to Glasgow ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Durham to Glasgow often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Durham and Glasgow itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Glasgow and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Glasgow from Durham online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Durham to Glasgow, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £17 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £25 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Durham to Glasgow tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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