How to get from Reading to Glasgow

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Travel Information between Reading and Glasgow

distanceDistance332 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£68 - £127
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £68 • 12 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £98 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 332 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Glasgow from Reading. 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 £68. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Reading to Glasgow.

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Reading and Glasgow. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Reading to Glasgow is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £68 compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A coach is about £30 less than a flight, which costs on average £98 for this route.

A coach is £59 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Reading to Glasgow costing on average £127.

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

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 40 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 332 miles from Reading to Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Reading to Glasgow is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading) and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Reading to Glasgow depart from Reading to Glasgow Central.

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:

  • National Express can get you to Glasgow by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Reading to Glasgow for £68 on Omio.
  • 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 £98.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Glasgow by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Reading to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £127.
Looking to extend your trip from Reading to Glasgow? Many Omio customers who go from Reading 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 planning your trip from Reading to Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £68 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £98 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £127 one way on average.

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

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