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Departure Fri, 03 May Return Tue, 07 May
EDI Edinburgh
LTN London
return from £54
Departure Fri, 10 May Return Fri, 17 May
EDI Edinburgh
LHR London
return from £69
Departure Fri, 03 May Return Tue, 07 May
EDI Edinburgh
LGW London
return from £64
Departure Tue, 21 May Return Wed, 22 May
EDI Edinburgh
STN London
return from £20
Flight route information
Find out further information on Glasgow and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
9%

Trains are 9% more expensive in London than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.3
London
£2.5
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
25%

The average meal is 25% more expensive in London than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£12
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
67%

Taxis are 67% more expensive in London than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£3
London
£5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
7%

Coffee is 7% more expensive in London than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.56
London
£2.74
( Glasgow airports
  • ? Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ? Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ? Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 29 miles
) London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
L Distance: 345 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Glasgow to London

How long is the flight from Glasgow to London?

The flight duration is just an hour and 25 minutes from Glasgow to London.

Is there a time change from Glasgow to London?

Scotland uses the same time zone as England so there's no time difference.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to London?

Good walking shoes and a season-appropriate coat will serve you well in London. While its underground transportation system is extensive and frequent, you'll find it a real pleasure to explore the city in the open air. Pack a second pair of shoes if you'll be going out in the evening.

Which airlines fly from Glasgow to London

The following provide excellent value flights between Glasgow and London:

  • British Airways, the national carrier and a favourite for business and luxury travellers.
  • easyJet, a dependable low-cost option with a lot of good deals on flights.
  • Aer Lingus, an affordable Irish airline that's known for city breaks.
  • Lufthansa, the German national airline, with frequent departures.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, which also offers plenty of cheap tickets.

How to find cheap flights from Glasgow to London

Using Opodo's simple tools make planning trips from London to Glasgow easy. You can filter by your chosen date and even airport, then quickly see a summary of the cheapest airfares with direct flight paths. Be sure to check out the special last-minute offers if you're craving a spontaneous escape.

When are the best times to fly from Glasgow to London

  • Arrive in April for springtime in London, one of the cheapest times to go.
  • August is perfect for sunbathing at London's parks and finding the driest weather on average.
  • September, like April, gives a great balance between being in off-season and having pleasant weather.
  • December makes for wonderful winter travel, with festive activities including the Winter Wonderland amusement park.

Airports in Glasgow

Glasgow Airport offers domestic flights to London, and is just nine miles from the centre of town. Glasgow Prestwick does not have nonstop flights to London.

Useful information about Glasgow Airport

This air hub is found close to the centre of town.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – take the First Glasgow Airport Express 500 service from Glasgow Queen Street or Glasgow Central to the airport, which takes around 15 minutes.
  • By taxi – it takes approximately just 15 minutes from central Glasgow.
  • By coach – Glasgow Airport Express travels between Buchanan Bus Station, stance 46 in the centre of town to the airport. You can travel back from Airport Stance 1. It takes around 20 minutes.
  • Cycle – this takes approximately 50 minutes to an hour. There are free cycle parking spots at the Administration Building Car Park, Staff Car Park behind the Holiday Inn Express, and also next to multi-storey car park 1.

Services: the airport is open 24/7 and offers one hour of free Wi-Fi access. There are baby changing facilities, an outdoor smoking area between car park 2 and the terminal, and many bars, coffee shops, and restaurants to enjoy.

Airports in London

London is served by five major airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, and London City. The majority of flights coming from Glasgow arrive at Gatwick and Stansted.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick is easily accessible to the centre of London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – the Gatwick Express zips between the airport and Victoria Station in central London in just 30 minutes.
  • By taxi – expect the journey to take around an hour to the centre of town, or more in rush hour.
  • By coach – travel between Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick in around one and a half to two hours.

Services: operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offers 90 minutes of free Wi-Fi access. You'll also find baby changing facilities, several outdoor smoking zones outside the terminal, and numerous bars, coffee shops, and food outlets for refreshments.

Useful information about Stansted Airport

Stansted is also served by numerous speedy transport links to central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – you can get to the airport from London Liverpool Street station on the Stansted Express in approximately 50 minutes.
  • By taxi – it takes around an hour and a half to get to the airport from central London, but allow more time in rush hour.
  • By coach – the Airport Bus Express runs every 30 minutes between 6am and 2am, either from Liverpool Street (A21 service) or Victoria Coach Station (A20 service). It takes around an hour and a half.

Services: open 24/7, with four hours' free Wi-Fi, baby changing, outdoor smoking at various points outside the terminal, and plenty of food and drinks outlets.

What to do and visit in London

  • Snap a photo of the iconic London Bridge close to the Tower of London.
  • Visit ancient treasures from across the globe at the British Museum.
  • See where Diana and Charles were married at the stunning St Paul's Cathedral.
  • Experience chic shopping, grab a bite to eat, or grab a pint at Covent Garden.
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Reviews: 10
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sophie
Date 2019-03-30 Age 51-70 City Jamaica

My experience was excellent. The best I ever had with Ryanair.

5.0 /5
Lally
Date 2019-03-25 Age 51-70 City Essex

My flight landed early in both directions. Perfect.

5.0 /5
Bilgin
Date 2019-03-24 Age 31-50 City Bulgaria

Friendly staff

4.0 /5
Luiza
Date 2019-02-04 Age Under 30 City Italy

Far from London central

5.0 /5
Pops
Date 2018-09-19 Age Over 70 City Essex

Very happy with all.j

3.0 /5
Nicholasb12
Date 2018-05-12 Age 31-50 City London

It's OK. Just a pain to get to.

3.0 /5
Jj
Date 2018-05-12 Age Under 30 City UK

poor security

5.0 /5
GRANDGRAND
Date 2018-04-29 Age Over 70 City PERTH SCOTLAND

GOOD EXPERIANCE

2.0 /5
Paul
Date 2018-04-07 Age 51-70 City Cambridge

it was late

4.0 /5
Abu
Date 2017-10-26 Age Over 70 City Dover Kent

Satisfactory

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4.0 /5
Reviews: 3
3.0 /5
Silverflyer
Date 2019-03-28 Age 51-70 City London

huge amount of walking!

4.0 /5
johnhh
Date 2019-02-16 Age 51-70 City Edinburgh

Terminal 2 was spacious with good facilities however Gate used for this flight is poor

5.0 /5
ShoJo
Date 2018-03-28 Age 31-50 City London

Many amenities for food, toilets etc.

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4.0 /5
Reviews: 4
4.0 /5
Cooky
Date 2019-02-12 Age 51-70 City UK

Late take off

5.0 /5
Jj
Date 2018-12-18 Age 31-50 City London

Awesome

4.0 /5
Neena
Date 2018-01-21 Age 31-50 City London

No shuttle in return flight

3.0 /5
cal
Date 2017-07-16 Age 51-70 City high wycombe

parking a mess

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3.7 /5
Reviews: 3
1.0 /5
James
Date 2018-11-24 Age 51-70 City UK

Never fly BA again

5.0 /5
Tommy
Date 2018-04-26 Age Under 30 City London

Always love London City, small but well formed

5.0 /5
notapplicable
Date 2018-01-18 Age 51-70 City Aberdeen, but now live near Peterborough

Facilities were excellent

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3.0 /5
Reviews: 5
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Craig M
Date 2019-01-20 Age 51-70 City Fife

Security baggage check easy. No queues despite busy friday afternoon.

4.0 /5
Kk
Date 2018-03-12 Age 51-70 City Scotland

Very clean airy

5.0 /5
none
Date 2018-01-15 Age 51-70 City surrey, uk

trouble free trip

1.0 /5
Vivek
Date 2017-08-13 Age 31-50 City London

No good at all to book.No return if you miss your flight.

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Gabriel
Date 2017-07-25 Age 31-50 City Kent

Never flight with British airways again

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