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from Glasgow to Reading

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

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Reading

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£42 - £123
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £42 • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £56 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 332 miles (535 km) to Reading 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 £42. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Reading.

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FAQs

How do you get from Glasgow to Reading?

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

What is the cheapest way from Glasgow to Reading?

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Reading is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £42 compared to other travel options to Reading:

A coach is generally £13 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £56 from Glasgow to Reading.

A coach is £80 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Reading costing on average £123.

What is the quickest way from Glasgow to Reading?

The fastest way from Glasgow to Reading is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 12 h 40 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 45 min   on average.

How many miles from Glasgow to Reading would I travel?

The distance from Glasgow to Reading is approximately 332 miles (535 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Reading is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Reading?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).
  • Most travellers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Reading.

Which travel companies can take me from Glasgow to Reading?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Reading by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Glasgow to Reading for £42 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Reading by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Glasgow to Reading tickets on Omio for £56.
  • Cross Country can get you to Reading by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Glasgow to Reading for £123 on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Glasgow to Reading ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Glasgow to Reading? Many Omio customers who go from Glasgow to Reading usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Stansted. If you're looking to explore London, Luton or Stansted from Reading, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book tickets from Glasgow to Reading online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £42 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £56 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £123 one way on average.

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