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You can get from London to Glasgow by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Glasgow on 25 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||344 miles (555 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£32 - £64|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £32 • 1 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £32 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet, 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.
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 get from London to Glasgow: flight, coach or train.
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.
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.
The distance from London to Glasgow is approximately 344 miles (555 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Glasgow:
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Yes, there are direct routes from London to Glasgow with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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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