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Birmingham to Glasgow

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How to get from Birmingham to Glasgow?

We are suggesting 14 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Birmingham Glasgow. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Birmingham Glasgow

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Glasgow (Scotland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 252 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Birmingham Glasgow is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry or Virgin Trains to Glasgow leave from Birmingham New Street railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in Glasgow will take place at Glasgow Central station (0.6 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Birmingham-Glasgow that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at Glasgow bus station (0.3 mi from Glasgow, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Glasgow.
The direct flight Birmingham > Glasgow will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Birmingham and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Birmingham International BHX airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Glasgow (Glasgow International airport, IATA code: GLA) operated by FlyBE.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Birmingham-Glasgow.

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Glasgow?

Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Glasgow (252.9 mi)
Airlines
FlyBE carries out a flight from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Glasgow (arrival at Glasgow International GLA airport)
Railway companies
ScotRail provides a rail connection Hamilton-Glasgow with the train from Chatelherault railway station (1.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Birmingham to Glasgow with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at Glasgow Central railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
Virgin Trains operates the train journey Birmingham-Glasgow with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection from Preston to Glasgow with the train which leaves Preston station to arrive at Glasgow Central railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
Arriva Trains Wales transports passengers on a rail line Birmingham-Manchester with the train from Birmingham International railway station (8.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Glasgow (Scotland United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Glasgow where the coach will drop you off at Glasgow station situated at about 0.3 mi from Glasgow city centre.

Stop cities from Birmingham or cities to visit near Glasgow

When travelling from Glasgow to Birmingham by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Preston located at 94 mi from Birmingham, Manchester 71 mi away from Birmingham, Hamilton situated at 11 mi from Glasgow (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Glasgow or back to Birmingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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