You can get from Glasgow to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Glasgow to London on 19 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||344 miles (555 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£12 - £118|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £12 • 8 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £64 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 344 miles (555 km) between Glasgow and London. 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 £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Glasgow to London.
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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 from Glasgow to London 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to London, which costs on average £12.
This is compared to other ways of getting to London:
A coach journey is usually £52 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average £64 for the same trip.
A coach journey is usually £105 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £118 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to London from Glasgow is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 20 min on average.
In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 30 min.
The Glasgow to London distance is approximately 344 miles (555 km).
The average frequency per day from Glasgow to London is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Glasgow to London 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 London:
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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 book tickets for this route.
Before travelling from Glasgow to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Glasgow to London 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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