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from Glasgow to Portsmouth

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Portsmouth

distanceDistance373 miles (601 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £143
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 11 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £79 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 373 miles (601 km) by flight, coach or train to Portsmouth 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 £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train 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.
How do you get from Glasgow to Portsmouth?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Glasgow and Portsmouth. You can take a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Glasgow to Portsmouth the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Portsmouth, which costs on average £25.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Portsmouth:

A coach is generally £54 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £79 from Glasgow to Portsmouth.

A coach is £118 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Portsmouth costing on average £143.

What is the fastest way from Glasgow to Portsmouth?

The quickest way to travel between Glasgow and Portsmouth is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 11 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 56 min   on average.

What is the distance from Glasgow to Portsmouth?

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

How many services a day are there from Glasgow to Portsmouth?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Portsmouth is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Glasgow to Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Glasgow to Portsmouth depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.
Which travel operators can get me from Glasgow to Portsmouth?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Portsmouth:

  • You can travel by plane from Glasgow to Portsmouth with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Glasgow to Portsmouth tickets for £79 on Omio.
  • You can travel between Glasgow and Portsmouth by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £25 with National Express from Glasgow to Portsmouth.
  • You can travel to Portsmouth from Glasgow by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £143 with Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Portsmouth.
Is it possible to travel directly from Glasgow to Portsmouth?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Portsmouth with.
  • You'll find direct train services to Portsmouth with with around 1 direct train every day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Glasgow to Portsmouth ends?
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!
How far in advance should I purchase my Glasgow to Portsmouth ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Glasgow and Portsmouth, 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 £79 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £25 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £143 one way on average.

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.