How to get from Glasgow to Reading

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Reading

distanceDistance332 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£58 - £128
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £58 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Cross Country

Travel 332 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Glasgow to Reading. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £58. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Glasgow to Reading.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Glasgow and Reading. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Reading, which costs on average £58.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Reading:

A flight is about £11 less than a coach, which costs on average £69 for this trip.

A flight is about £70 less than a train, which costs on average £128 for this journey.

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

There are alternative travel options to Reading that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 45 min   of travel time.

The distance between Glasgow and Reading is around 332 miles.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Reading is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Reading from Glasgow as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry 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 Reading:

  • Coaches from Glasgow to Reading most often leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).
  • Trains mostly depart from Glasgow Central and arrive in 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:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Reading. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Glasgow to Reading tickets on Omio for £69.
  • EasyJet can take you to Reading by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Glasgow to Reading for £58.
  • Cross Country can take you to Reading by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Glasgow to Reading for £128.

Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Reading with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with.
  • You can take a direct flight with easyJet, British Airways, Loganair or BA Cityflyer.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Reading as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Glasgow to Reading.

Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow to Reading don't make Reading their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Luton or Stansted, either of which you could add to your Glasgow and Reading trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Reading to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £69 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £58 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £128 one way.

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.

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