The city of Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and has the third largest population in the UK. There are 4 buses a day between central Glasgow and central London and the journey takes between 8 and 10 hours depending on whether you need to change in Birmingham on the way.
The cheapest economy return bus ticket between Glasgow and London is 37 GBP return but during special offer periods it can be as low at 10 GBP each way. To check the latest prices and times and search for special offers click on the button below to be taken to the secure official website:
(Please note: If you buy a bus ticket using the form above for a specific time and you are delayed, the ticket will still be valid for any bus between London and Glasgow for 24 hours from the original departure time.)
Megabus now operate between London and Glasgow and have some fares as low as 1.50 GBP (including booking fee) one way if you book far enough in advance. You can even book over night bus journeys which will save you accommodation costs. For the latest prices and booking information please click the button below:
Trains from Glasgow to London are much faster than the bus and take on average 4 hours 30 minutes to make the trip. They arrive at either London Kings Cross or Euston Station.
As with most UK train tickets the price of a train ticket between Glasgow and London is not cheap, with an advanced off peak ticket costing from 109 GBP. For the added comfort and time saving it may be worth the extra cost, but it is also worth looking at flights between Glasgow and London (click icon on right panel for more) as they can be a similar price. You may also be able to get cheaper train tickets between Glasgow and London by buying two single tickets rather than a return. Tickets can be booked online to get the cheapest fares and tickets can be either posted to you or picked up from an automated machine at the train station or posted to your home. To check live prices and availabilty please click the link below:
If you are looking for the cheapest train ticket from London to Glasgow it is worth taking a look at the discount rail company Megatrain which now operates between London St Pancras and Sheffield where you could take another regular train or change for a bus to Glasgow. The best value fares are available to those that are flexible in their travel dates and times and are able to book in advance. To check the latest prices and fares click the link below
If you decide you would like to spend a little longer in Glasgow to buy a kilt and practice your Scottish why not check out some of the Glasgow Hotel Deals and see if anything takes your fancy?
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