Leeds to Glasgow Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $41
Fastest Way Train — 4h 35min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 29 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 179 miles
Travel Companies Virgin Trains, Arriva, First ScotRail, ThamesLink
Bus
$60 · 7h 0min · 39 lb of CO2
Leeds to Glasgow
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Train
$67 · 4h 35min · 107 lb of CO2
Leeds to Glasgow
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Flight
$254 · 4h 45min · 428 lb of CO2
LBA to GLA
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Leeds to Glasgow Flights

There are 1 airports — LBA — that make sense to fly out of from Leeds and 2 airports — GLA, PIK — to access Glasgow. The best deals are usually found by flying out of LBA.

Drive
$24 · 3h 18min · 38 lb of CO2
Leeds to Glasgow

Drive from Leeds to Glasgow

It's 179 miles between Leeds to Glasgow. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 18min and 3h 28min from Leeds to Glasgow under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 38min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Glasgow by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $24.

What is the best way to travel from Leeds to Glasgow?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Leeds to Glasgow. The fastest way out of Shipley towards Glasgow is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Glasgow area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $40. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Leeds to Glasgow?

On your trip from Leeds to Glasgow, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Leeds to Glasgow Scotland?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Leeds to Glasgow. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Glasgow is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Leeds/Glasgow buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Leeds is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Leeds England and Glasgow during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Leeds to Glasgow? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Glasgow traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Glasgow is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Leeds to Glasgow?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Leeds to Glasgow is by bus. The bus costs $41 roughly and will take 5 hours 10 minutes.

Is there a train from Leeds to Glasgow?

Yes, trains between Leeds area and Glasgow, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 9 hours 47 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Leeds, which is about 0 miles from Leeds. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Jewellery Quarter Birmingham, Edinburgh Airport City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Waverley Edinburgh.

How long does it take from Leeds to Glasgow by car?

The total distance between Leeds and Glasgow is 179 miles and will take you about 3 hours 18 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $24.

Travel companies on this route

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Virgin Trains
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Arriva
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First ScotRail
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ThamesLink
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