Travel options
from Leicester to Glasgow

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leicester to Glasgow on 25 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h05 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£411One-way
Cheapest
05:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h25 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£391One-way
Other options
10:25London Gatwick Airport1h35 12:00Glasgow International Airport
0 changes
£1361One-way
12:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h05 21:20Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£571One-way
20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h40 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£471One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
25 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£39National Express
£106easyJet
Sun
26 Sep
£100Avanti West Coast
£33National Express
£49easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£121Cross Country
£23National Express
£39easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
£39easyJet
Wed
29 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£39easyJet
Thu
30 Sep
£120First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
£39easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£120Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
£45easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£115British Airways
Sun
3 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£88British Airways
Mon
4 Oct
£121First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Find prices
Wed
6 Oct
£120First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
£31easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£121First Transpennine Express
£25National Express
£32easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£120First Transpennine Express
£26National Express
£39easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£90Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£34easyJet
Sun
10 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£32easyJet
Tue
12 Oct
Find prices
Find prices
£34easyJet
Thu
14 Oct
£121Cross Country
£22National Express
£32easyJet

Travel Information between Leicester and Glasgow

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£28 - £66
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £28 • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £39 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 255 miles (412 km) from Leicester to Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Leicester to Glasgow.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Leicester to Glasgow?

You can travel to Glasgow from Leicester 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Leicester to Glasgow?

The cheapest way from Leicester to Glasgow is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £28 compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A coach is about £10 less than a flight, which costs on average £39 for this trip.

A coach is about £37 less than a train, which costs on average £66 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Leicester to Glasgow?

The quickest way to travel between Leicester and Glasgow is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 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 10 h 5 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 44 min.

How far is Glasgow from Leicester?

Glasgow is approximately 255 miles (412 km) away from Leicester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Leicester to Glasgow?

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Glasgow is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Leicester? Where do I arrive in Glasgow?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Leicester to Glasgow Central.
Which travel companies can get me from Leicester to Glasgow?

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

  • National Express can get you to Glasgow by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Leicester to Glasgow for £28 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Leicester to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £39.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Leicester to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £66.
Is there a way to travel directly from Leicester to Glasgow?

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

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Glasgow with National Express.

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 destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Leicester to Glasgow?
Looking to extend your trip from Leicester to Glasgow? Many Omio customers who go from Leicester to Glasgow usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Edinburgh or Manchester from Glasgow, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket from Leicester to Glasgow online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £28 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £39 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £66 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
Glasgow
Leicester
Amenities
Leicester (Coach Station)
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Leicester, Braunstone
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