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from Reading to Glasgow

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Travel Information from Reading to Glasgow

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £120
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 11 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £41 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 332 miles (535 km) by coach, flight or train between Reading and 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 £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Reading to Glasgow.

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Travel from Reading 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 Reading to Glasgow.
How do I go from Reading to Glasgow?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Reading to Glasgow. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Reading to Glasgow?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Reading to Glasgow, which costs on average £27.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Glasgow:

A coach is generally £14 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £41 from Reading to Glasgow.

A coach is generally £93 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £120 from Reading to Glasgow.

What is the fastest way from Reading to Glasgow?

The fastest way to get to Glasgow from Reading is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Glasgow that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 42 min   on average.

How far is it from Reading to Glasgow?

The distance between Reading and Glasgow is around 332 miles (535 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Reading to Glasgow is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE) and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Reading and tend to arrive in Glasgow Central.
Which travel companies can take me from Reading to Glasgow?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Reading to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £27.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Glasgow by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Reading to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £41.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Glasgow by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Reading to Glasgow for £120.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Reading to Glasgow?
Omio customers who travel from Reading to Glasgow often also extend their holiday to go to London, Edinburgh or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Glasgow and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy tickets to Glasgow from Reading online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Reading 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 £27 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £41 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £120 one way.

But we recommend booking Reading 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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