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Glasgow to London flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Glasgow and London take, on average, 1 h and 24 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Glasgow with London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Glasgow Scotland is the departure airport operating flights between Glasgow and London
Arriving AirportFlights departing Glasgow with London as destination arrives at Heathrow

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Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 10% more expensive in London than in Glasgow.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in London costs roughly the same as in Glasgow.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in London costs roughly the same as in Glasgow.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 6% more expensive in London than in Glasgow.

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
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 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
K 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.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Glasgow to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Glasgow to London during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Glasgow. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Glasgow to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Glasgow to London is 39£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Glasgow?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 3% more expensive than Glasgow, with a fare of 2.90 GBP, while train tickets costs 12% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 2.50 GBP in Glasgow. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in both London and Glasgow. The price of the coffee is around 6% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.02 GBP , while in Glasgow the coffee costs 2.84 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Glasgow to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Glasgow to London are September, June and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Glasgow to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Glasgow depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to London from Glasgow in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Glasgow -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Glasgow to London?
The total flight time between Glasgow and London is of around 01:24 hours on average, considering an average distance of 557 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in London compared to Glasgow?
While in Glasgow the temperatures can reach an average of 23.23 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the -4.14 ºC average degrees reported in Glasgow. During the winter period, Glasgow can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Glasgow and London?
The main airport route flying between Glasgow and London is: Glasgow Scotland (GLA) to Gatwick (LGW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Easyjet.
  • British Airways.
  • Alternatively, you can find Glasgow - London flights between Glasgow Scotland (GLA) to London City (LCY) with the following airline(s) flying the route: British Airways.
  • BA Cityflyer.
Which are the airlines with flights from Glasgow to London?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Glasgow to London are:
  • Easyjet.
  • British Airways.
  • Loganair.

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Date 2020-02-16 Age 51-70 City Kent

Security took ages, a lot longer than I've experienced at Gatwick

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Date 2019-08-20 Age 51-70 City Orkney

A great place to spend time waiting for a flight

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Date 2019-02-12 Age 51-70 City UK

Late take off

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Date 2019-06-25 Age 51-70 City UK

Long walks on arrival. Monorail train excellent and location of rail station excellent.

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Date 2019-11-06 Age 51-70 City Scotland

Nowhere near enough seating. people were sat on the floor and in the corridors and many were sitting in the cafes long after they finished eating just to get a seat which stopped others eating. There are not enough places to eat for the volume of people. Security staff were great but LGW has the worst security queues in the UK. It is my least favourite airport in the UK.

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Date 2018-11-24 Age 51-70 City UK

Never fly BA again

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