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from Ipswich to Glasgow

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

Our recommendation

To get from Ipswich to Glasgow on 23 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:55Ipswich15h00 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£371One-way
Cheapest
04:55Ipswich15h00 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£371One-way
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14:15Ipswich16h30 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
2 changes
£671One-way

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Travel Information from Ipswich to Glasgow

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £108
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 15 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 342 miles (551 km) by coach, flight or train between Ipswich and 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 National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Ipswich to Glasgow.

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Ipswich to Glasgow?

There are 3 ways to get from Ipswich to Glasgow: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Ipswich to Glasgow?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Glasgow. Tickets for a coach cost on average £25.

This is compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A coach journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Glasgow by plane, which costs on average £31 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £83 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £108 from Ipswich to Glasgow.

What is the quickest way from Ipswich to Glasgow?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Glasgow by coach can take on average 15 h 30 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 31 min.

What is the distance from Ipswich to Glasgow?

The distance from Ipswich to Glasgow is approximately 342 miles (551 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Ipswich to Glasgow is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Ipswich and in Glasgow?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Ipswich to Glasgow:

  • Coaches most often depart from Ipswich at Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco) and arrive in Glasgow at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Ipswich at Ipswich and arrive in Glasgow at Glasgow Central.

Which travel operators can get me from Ipswich to Glasgow?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Ipswich to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £25.
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Ipswich to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £31.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Glasgow by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Ipswich to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £108.

Is there a direct service from Ipswich to Glasgow?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Glasgow with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Glasgow from Ipswich?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Ipswich to Glasgow often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Ipswich and Glasgow itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Glasgow and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets from Ipswich to Glasgow online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Ipswich to Glasgow, 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 is on average £25 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £31 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £108 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Ipswich to Glasgow 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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