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from Glasgow to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to London on 30 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20Glasgow International Airport1h15 10:35London Luton Airport
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£501One-way
Cheapest
07:00Glasgow, Buchanan9h30 16:30London
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£141One-way
Other options
07:10Glasgow International Airport1h45 08:55London Gatwick Airport
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£501One-way
19:05Glasgow International Airport1h20 20:25London Stansted Airport
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£591One-way
21:00Glasgow International Airport1h15 22:15London Luton Airport
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£551One-way

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Wed
29 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£72easyJet
Thu
30 Sep
£87Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£45easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£153Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£63easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£87Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£82British Airways
Sun
3 Oct
£95Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£74easyJet
Mon
4 Oct
£95Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£39easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£82Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£39easyJet
Wed
6 Oct
£77Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£39easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£87Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£39easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£120Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£63easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£120Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£119easyJet
Sun
10 Oct
£120Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£79easyJet
Mon
11 Oct
£153Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£46easyJet
Tue
12 Oct
£87Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£31easyJet
Wed
13 Oct
£82Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£31easyJet
Thu
14 Oct
£82Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£31easyJet
Fri
15 Oct
£87Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£31easyJet
Sat
16 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£42British Airways
Sun
17 Oct
£82Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£51easyJet
Mon
18 Oct
£82Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£31easyJet
Tue
19 Oct
£97Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
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Travel Information to London from Glasgow

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £102
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 8 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £102 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Megabus or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 344 miles (555 km) to London from Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet, Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Glasgow to London.

General Information about the journey from Glasgow to London

Located approximately 640 kilometres apart the journey from Glasgow to London is most convenient by air travel. On average flights take no longer than 2 hours 15 minutes with easy connections upon arrival. Coach travel offers flexible options for tighter budgets while train services run regularly with direct services starting early morning and running reliable schedules throughout the day.

Buses from Glasgow to London

Coaches depart Glasgow daily bound for London Victoria Coach station departing with a first service of 7:45 a.m. each morning. Total journey times range from 10 to 11 hours with direct services and one-change connecting routes available throughout the day. A service runs at least once every 3 hours throughout the day with a final departure time of 10:30 p.m. with the express overnight service totalling 8 hours 15 minutes.

Trains from Glasgow to London

First trains from Glasgow Central department at 4.28 a.m. each morning direct to London Euston. Services take on average 4 hours 30 minutes to 6 hours depending on exact number of stops and any connections required. Services run regularly throughout the morning and early afternoon with upwards of 2-3 services per hour in peak. Services are operated by Virgin Trains with standard and first class carriage available. Last direct trains leave at 11.40 p.m. each night arriving in London Euston at 7:09 a.m.

Flights from Glasgow to London

Flights from Glasgow to London are operated by British Airways Ryanair and easyJet - commencing direct flights from 6:00 a.m. each morning and running at least one flight per hour during peak and morning before a final direct flight departure of 9.35 p.m. Journeys usually take no longer than 1 hour 15 minutes on any direct flight.

Travel Tips

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Travel to London 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 London.
FAQs
What are my travel options from Glasgow to London?

You can travel between Glasgow and London 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Glasgow and London?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to London, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is generally £90 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £102 from Glasgow to London.

A coach is about £76 less than a train, which costs on average £88 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to London from Glasgow?

The fastest way from Glasgow to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Glasgow and London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 8 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is London from Glasgow?

The distance between Glasgow and London is around 344 miles (555 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Glasgow to London?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to London is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to London?

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

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Glasgow International Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel operators can get me from Glasgow to London?

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

  • Travel with easyJet to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Glasgow to London tickets on Omio for £102.
  • Travel with Megabus to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Glasgow to London tickets on Omio for £11.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to London by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Glasgow to London tickets on Omio for £88.
Is there a way to travel directly from Glasgow to London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to London with British Airways or BA Cityflyer.
  • You can find a direct coach to London with National Express or Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Glasgow and London ends?
Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket to London from Glasgow online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £102 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £11 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £88 one way on average.

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