How to get from Leeds to Glasgow

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from Leeds to Glasgow

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leeds to Glasgow on 16 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:25Leeds5h50 08:15Glasgow, Buchanan
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02:55Leeds, Coach Station6h25 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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08:13Leeds Railway Station4h22 12:35Glasgow Queen Street
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23:20Leeds, Coach Station7h25 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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08:07Leeds Railway Station4h32 12:39Glasgow Central
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Travel Information from Leeds to Glasgow

distanceDistance179 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £55
fastestFastest modeTrain • £55 • 3 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Northern Rail

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 179 miles to Glasgow from Leeds. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leeds to Glasgow.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds to Glasgow

Travel to Glasgow 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 Leeds to Glasgow.

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

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Leeds to Glasgow, which costs on average £4.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Glasgow:

A flight is £15 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Leeds to Glasgow costing on average £20.

A flight is generally £51 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £55 from Leeds to Glasgow.

The quickest way to travel between Leeds and Glasgow is by train, which takes on average 3 h 58 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 50 min   on average.

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The distance from Leeds to Glasgow is approximately 179 miles.

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Glasgow is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Leeds to 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 Leeds to Glasgow:

  • Coaches from Leeds to Glasgow most often leave from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Flights from Leeds to Glasgow most often leave from Leeds Bradford International Airport and arrive in Glasgow International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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

  • Megabus can take you to Glasgow by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Megabus from Leeds to Glasgow for £20.
  • Northern Rail can get you to Glasgow by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from Leeds to Glasgow for £55 on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Glasgow with National Express or Megabus with around 1 direct coach every day.
  • You can find 2 direct trains per day 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 buy tickets for this journey.

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

Before travelling from Leeds 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 £20 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £4 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £55 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Leeds 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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