You can get from Glasgow to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
To get from Glasgow to Birmingham on 27 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||252 miles (406 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£19 - £70|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £19 • 7 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £31 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 252 miles (406 km) by coach, flight or train from Glasgow to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Glasgow to Birmingham.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Glasgow to Birmingham. You can take a coach, flight or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Birmingham, which costs on average £19.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:
A coach journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Birmingham by plane, which costs on average £31 for the same trip.
A coach is about £50 less than a train, which costs on average £70 for this trip.
The fastest way from Glasgow to Birmingham is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
Other travel options from Glasgow to Birmingham can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 20 min of travel time.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 25 min on average.
The distance between Glasgow and Birmingham is around 252 miles (406 km).
The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Birmingham is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Glasgow to Birmingham as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Glasgow to Birmingham:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available between Glasgow and Birmingham with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham.
Before travelling from Glasgow to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Glasgow to Birmingham 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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