How to get from Glasgow to Portsmouth

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Portsmouth

distanceDistance373 miles (601 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£51 - £142
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £51 • 11 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £107 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 373 miles (601 km) between Glasgow and Portsmouth. 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 £51. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, Loganair or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Portsmouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Portsmouth

Travel to Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth.

There are 3 ways to travel from Glasgow to Portsmouth including taking a coach, flight or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Portsmouth. Tickets for a coach cost on average £51.

This is compared to other travel options to Portsmouth:

A coach journey is usually £56 less than a journey to Portsmouth by plane, which costs on average £107 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £91 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £142 from Glasgow to Portsmouth.

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

Other travel options to Portsmouth from Glasgow can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Portsmouth by coach can take on average 11 h 45 min.

In comparison, getting to Portsmouth by train can take on average 6 h 49 min.

The Glasgow to Portsmouth distance is approximately 373 miles (601 km).

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Portsmouth is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Glasgow and Portsmouth 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 when travelling from Glasgow to Portsmouth:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Most travellers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Portsmouth by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Glasgow to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for £51.
  • Travel with Loganair to go to Portsmouth by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Loganair Glasgow to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for £107.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Portsmouth by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Portsmouth for £142.
Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow to Portsmouth don't make Portsmouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Southampton or Bournemouth, either of which you could add to your Glasgow and Portsmouth trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Portsmouth to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £51 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £107 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £142 one way.

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

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