You can get from London to Glasgow by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Glasgow on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||344 miles (555 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£11 - £119|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £11 • 8 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £59 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 344 miles (555 km) by coach, flight or train between London 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 £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from London to Glasgow.
The 557 km journey between London and Glasgow Scotland's largest city can be made by air, rail or bus. Of these by far the most convenient is air, with direct flights departing from all of the capital's main airports and lasting no more than 1 hour and 20 minutes. Going by train from Euston Station to Glasgow Central Station takes 4-5 hours, while travellers should allow twice as long for the bus service from Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station.
Departing from Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station, Killermont Street the coach journey from London to Glasgow takes between 8 to 11 hours depending on the number of stops en route. The most prolific provider is Megabus with three departures in the morning from 8.00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and evening departures from 9.00 p.m. National Express has two daily direct services at 11.30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. and two indirect services changing at Birmingham.
Virgin Trains operate an hourly fast service from Euston Station to Glasgow Central Gordon Street from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with slower trains in between. The fast train takes 4 hours and 32 minutes, the slow train just over an hour longer.
Ryanair, easyJet and British Airways all offer direct flights to Glasgow lasting approximately an 1 hour and 15 minutes. Flights depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and London City arriving at Glasgow International Airport. Both Ryanair and British Airways concentrate on morning and early evening services with the busiest time for departures after 6:00 p.m. while easyJet also offers a lunchtime service at around 1:00 p.m.
There are 3 ways to travel from London to Glasgow including taking a coach, flight or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Glasgow, which costs on average £11.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Glasgow:
A coach is £47 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from London to Glasgow costing on average £59.
A coach is generally £107 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £119 from London to Glasgow.
The fastest way to get to Glasgow from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Glasgow that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 20 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 29 min on average.
Glasgow is approximately 344 miles (555 km) away from London.
The average frequency per day from London to Glasgow is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to Glasgow as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Glasgow:
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Yes, there are direct services available between London and Glasgow with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Glasgow as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Glasgow.
Before travelling from London to Glasgow, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking London 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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