How to get from Glasgow to Skipton

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Skipton

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £47 • 3 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Northern Rail

Travel 158 miles (255 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Glasgow and Skipton. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, British Airways or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Skipton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Skipton

Travel to Skipton 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 Skipton.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel to Skipton from Glasgow. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Skipton is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Skipton:

A ferry is generally £32 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £32 from Glasgow to Skipton.

A ferry is £227 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Skipton costing on average £227.

A ferry is generally £47 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £47 from Glasgow to Skipton.

The quickest way to travel between Glasgow and Skipton is by train, which takes on average 3 h 47 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 38 min.

In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Skipton is around 158 miles (255 km).

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Skipton is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 8 flights per day.
  • 14 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Skipton 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 Skipton:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Skipton, Keighley Road.
  • Trains most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow Central and arrive in Skipton at Skipton.

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Skipton by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Glasgow to Skipton tickets on Omio for £32.
  • British Airways can take you to Skipton by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for British Airways from Glasgow to Skipton for £227.
  • Northern Rail can get you to Skipton by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from Glasgow to Skipton for £47 on Omio.
Your journey from Glasgow to Skipton doesn't have to end in Skipton. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Leeds or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Leeds or Manchester to your Glasgow to Skipton trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Skipton today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £32 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £227 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this route is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £47 one way for this trip.

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

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