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from Glasgow to Plymouth

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

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Travel Information to Plymouth from Glasgow

distanceDistance378 miles (610 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£46 - £265
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £46 • 14 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £59 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 378 miles (610 km) between Glasgow and Plymouth. 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 £46. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Plymouth.

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Travel from Glasgow to Plymouth
Travel to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
How do I travel from Glasgow to Plymouth?

There are 3 travel options from Glasgow to Plymouth: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Plymouth from Glasgow?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Plymouth. Tickets for a coach cost on average £46.

This is compared to other travel options to Plymouth:

A coach is £12 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Plymouth costing on average £59.

A coach is generally £218 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £265 from Glasgow to Plymouth.

What is the fastest way to Plymouth from Glasgow?

The fastest way from Glasgow to Plymouth is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Plymouth by coach can take on average 14 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 5 min   on average.

How far is Plymouth from Glasgow?

The Glasgow to Plymouth distance is approximately 378 miles (610 km).

How many services a day are there between Glasgow and Plymouth?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Plymouth is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Plymouth from Glasgow as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Glasgow and in Plymouth?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Plymouth.
  • Most travellers take a train from Glasgow Central to Plymouth.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Glasgow to Plymouth?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Plymouth by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Glasgow to Plymouth tickets on Omio for £46.
  • EasyJet can take you to Plymouth by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Glasgow to Plymouth for £59.
  • Cross Country can take you to Plymouth by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Glasgow to Plymouth for £265.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Glasgow to Plymouth ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Plymouth often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Plymouth itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Plymouth and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Glasgow to Plymouth ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Glasgow to Plymouth, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £46 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £59 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £265 one way.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Plymouth tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.