London to Glasgow

From London to Glasgow is a journey of about 400 miles (640 kms). Glasgow is in southern Scotland, and it is a fairly straightforward if lengthy journey whether you take the bus, the train, or drive to Glasgow from London. You can also fly to Glasgow from London, which is the quickest but most expensive way to travel.

The Arc Bridge on Glasgow's River Clyde, from Arc Bridge on Glasgow's River Clyde

London to Glasgow by Train

The London-Glasgow train service is operated by Virgin Trains. Trains leave London’s Euston Station and arrive in Glasgow at the Central Station.

There are several direct trains each day, with a journey time of 4-5 hours. Note that some services can take up to 6 hours, so be sure to choose a fast service when booking.

Check current train schedules and fares on the Virgin Trains website, and be sure to book your ticket well in advance to get the best price. You can also compare train ticket prices on the Raileasy website.

Flights from London to Glasgow

Glasgow Airport is about 8 miles (13 kms) west of the city centre. There are direct flights from London to Glasgow on British Airways and easyJet, with numerous flights each day and a flight time of about 90 minutes.

British Airways flies from London Gatwick and London Heathrow, while easyJet flies to Glasgow from London Gatwick, London Luton and London Stansted airports.

Ryanair has daily flights from London's Stansted Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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