You can get from Glasgow to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Glasgow to London on 30 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||344 miles (555 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£11 - £102|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £11 • 8 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £102 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet, 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
You can travel between Glasgow and London 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.
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.
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.
The distance between Glasgow and London is around 344 miles (555 km).
The average frequency per day from Glasgow to London is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to London with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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.
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