How to get from Glasgow to Bournemouth

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from Glasgow to Bournemouth

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Bournemouth on 16 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:25Glasgow, Buchanan15h25 00:50Bournemouth, Coach Station
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09:25Glasgow, Buchanan15h25 00:50Bournemouth, Coach Station
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23:00Glasgow, Buchanan14h30 13:30Bournemouth, Coach Station
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09:40Glasgow Central7h44 17:24Bournemouth
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08:36Glasgow Central7h37 16:13Bournemouth
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Travel Information to Bournemouth from Glasgow

distanceDistance368 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £104
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 12 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £104 • 7 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 368 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Bournemouth from Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Bournemouth

Travel to Bournemouth 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 Glasgow to Bournemouth.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Bournemouth. Tickets for a coach cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Bournemouth:

A coach is generally £54 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £77 from Glasgow to Bournemouth.

A coach is about £81 less than a train, which costs on average £104 for this route.

The fastest way to get to Bournemouth from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 7 h 9 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Bournemouth by coach can take on average 12 h.

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Bournemouth is approximately 368 miles away from Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Bournemouth is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • Around 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Glasgow and Bournemouth 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 for travellers from Glasgow to Bournemouth:

  • Coaches most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Flights most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Glasgow Central and arrive in Bournemouth.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Bournemouth:

  • You can travel from Glasgow to Bournemouth by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with National Express from Glasgow to Bournemouth.
  • You can travel by train between Glasgow and Bournemouth with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Glasgow to Bournemouth tickets for £104 on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Glasgow to Bournemouth? Many Omio customers who go from Glasgow to Bournemouth usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Oxford. If you're looking to explore London, Southampton or Oxford from Bournemouth, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Glasgow to Bournemouth, 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 on average £23 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £77 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £104 one way.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Bournemouth 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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