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Cardiff to Glasgow

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4 suggested routes to go from Cardiff to Glasgow by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Cardiff to Glasgow ?

Trip Cardiff Glasgow

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance306 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Cardiff to Glasgow? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains and flights to get to Glasgow. You just have to specify the departure date to Glasgow then let Vivanoda search for you. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of National Express, MegaBus, FlyBE, Blablacar, CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Arriva Trains Wales to reach Glasgow.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Cardiff to Glasgow bus

Bus stops in Cardiff

You will have to arrive at your Cardiff stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of MegaBus or National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Cardiff

Arrival bus stations in Glasgow

Once the bus has arrived at Glasgow, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Glasgow

Train Cardiff to Glasgow

Is there a direct train for the Cardiff-Glasgow route?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Cardiff to Glasgow without making any changes.

Intercity train Cardiff Glasgow

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Cardiff and Glasgow with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Cardiff Glasgow railways companies

The railways CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, First TransPennine Express and Arriva Trains Wales are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Glasgow.
CrossCountry Cardiff GlasgowVirgin Trains Cardiff GlasgowFirst TransPennine Express Cardiff GlasgowArriva Trains Wales Cardiff Glasgow

Railway stations from Cardiff

  • Cardiff Central

Railway stations in Glasgow

  • Glasgow Central

Cheap flights from Cardiff to Glasgow

Cheap flights to Glasgow are sometimes not that easy to get but we would like to remind you a few tips:

  • Don't wait the day before your trip to book the Cardiff Glasgow flight as prices should be very high. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).
  • Avoid weekends to fly to Glasgow and be flexible. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.

Which airlines fly from Cardiff to Glasgow ?

Cityjet and FlyBE carry out a direct flight from Cardiff to the airport of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Cityjet Cardiff GlasgowFlyBE Cardiff Glasgow

Departure airport in Cardiff

  • CWL Cardiff-Wales

Destination airport in Glasgow

  • GLA Glasgow International

Carpool from Cardiff to Glasgow

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Cardiff-Glasgow with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Cardiff-Glasgow rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is interesting for lastminute travel to Glasgow.

Before you book your Cardiff-Glasgow ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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