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from London to Glasgow

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Glasgow on 25 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:00London Luton Airport1h20 20:20Glasgow International Airport
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£1001One-way
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22:00London10h30 08:30Glasgow, Buchanan
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£191One-way
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18:15London Stansted Airport1h15 19:30Glasgow International Airport
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£1041One-way
21:50London Stansted Airport1h15 23:05Glasgow International Airport
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£901One-way
22:30London8h20 06:50Glasgow, Buchanan
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£331One-way

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Sat
24 Jul
£122London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
£112easyJet
Sun
25 Jul
£122Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£80easyJet
Mon
26 Jul
£122Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£61easyJet
Tue
27 Jul
£122Avanti West Coast
£22Megabus
£60easyJet
Wed
28 Jul
£108Avanti West Coast
£19Megabus
£66easyJet
Thu
29 Jul
£122Avanti West Coast
£22Megabus
£63easyJet
Fri
30 Jul
£122Avanti West Coast
£19Megabus
£88easyJet
Sat
31 Jul
£56Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£63easyJet
Sun
1 Aug
£83London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
£60easyJet
Mon
2 Aug
£122Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£53easyJet
Tue
3 Aug
£108Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
£36easyJet
Wed
4 Aug
£89Avanti West Coast
£16Megabus
£52easyJet
Thu
5 Aug
£121Avanti West Coast
£16Megabus
£44easyJet
Fri
6 Aug
£122Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£71easyJet
Sat
7 Aug
£56Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£117British Airways
Sun
8 Aug
£68London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£59easyJet
Mon
9 Aug
£108Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£48easyJet
Tue
10 Aug
£83Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£34easyJet
Wed
11 Aug
£83Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£38easyJet
Thu
12 Aug
£89Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£39easyJet
Fri
13 Aug
£89Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
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Travel Information to Glasgow from London

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£32 - £64
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £32 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £32 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 344 miles (555 km) by flight, coach or train from London to 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are easyJet, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from London to Glasgow.

General Information about the journey 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.

Buses from London to Glasgow

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.

Trains from London to Glasgow

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.

Flights from London to Glasgow

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.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from London to Glasgow?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between London and Glasgow?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Glasgow. Tickets for a flight cost on average £32.

This is compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A flight is about £3 less than a coach, which costs on average £34 for this journey.

A flight is generally £33 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £64 from London to Glasgow.

What is the fastest way to Glasgow from London?

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

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Glasgow by train can take on average 4 h 49 min.

How far is it from London to Glasgow?

The distance from London to Glasgow is approximately 344 miles (555 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Glasgow?

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

  • Flights from London to Glasgow most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Glasgow International Airport.
  • Coaches from London to Glasgow most often leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Glasgow Central.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Glasgow?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Glasgow:

  • You can go to Glasgow from London by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £32 with easyJet from London to Glasgow on Omio.
  • You can go to Glasgow from London by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £34 with National Express from London to Glasgow on Omio.
  • You can travel to Glasgow from London by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £64 with Avanti West Coast from London to Glasgow.
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Glasgow?

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Glasgow with easyJet.
  • You can find direct coaches to take to Glasgow with Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Glasgow with Avanti West Coast.

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 route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Glasgow?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Glasgow? Many Omio customers who go from London to Glasgow usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, Manchester or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, Manchester or Birmingham from Glasgow, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy tickets between London and Glasgow online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between London and Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £32 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £34 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £64 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Glasgow from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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