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Trip Glasgow Shanghai

Plan your trip by plane, train, carpooling, bus from Glasgow to Shanghai

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How to get from Glasgow to Shanghai?

We are suggesting 15 routes by plane, train, carpooling, bus to plan your trip Glasgow Shanghai. 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 Glasgow Shanghai

For your trip from Glasgow (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Shanghai (China) with a distance of 5627 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining bus, carpooling, train and/or plane, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Shanghai from Glasgow but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes Glasgow-Amsterdam and Amsterdam-Shanghai.
Leave Glasgow and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Glasgow International GLA airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Amsterdam (Amsterdam-Schiphol airport, IATA code: AMS) operated by KLM or Easyjet. From Amsterdam, take another plane with KLM or China Eastern Airlines that will carry you to Shanghai Pudong International airport (Shanghai, China).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Glasgow to Shanghai without changing trains. You can take the train Glasgow-London and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains Caledonian Sleeper of Virgin Trains, East Coast or ScotRail to London leave from Glasgow Central railway station in Glasgow. Arrival in London will take place at London Euston station (2 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Glasgow Shanghai only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Glasgow-London.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Glasgow. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Glasgow bus station (0.3 mi from Glasgow) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Glasgow-London will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Glasgow and Shanghai?

Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Glasgow-London (346.1 mi)
Airlines
British Airways carries out the flights from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Shanghai (serving Shanghai Pudong International PVG airport)
KLM flies on the routes from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to Amsterdam (arrival at Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport) and from Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport (located 6.8 mi from Amsterdam, Netherlands) to Shanghai (serving Shanghai Pudong International PVG airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways schedules the flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Shanghai (arrival at Shanghai Pudong International PVG airport)
China Eastern Airlines ensures the flight route from Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport (located 6.8 mi from Amsterdam, Netherlands) to Shanghai (serving Shanghai Pudong International PVG airport)
Ryanair carries out a flight from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to London (arrival at Stansted STN airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Glasgow International GLA airport (located 6.8 mi from Glasgow, United Kingdom) to Amsterdam (serving Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport)
Railway companies
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection Glasgow-London with the train from Glasgow Central railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Euston at arrival (2 mi from centre)
East Coast transports passengers on a rail line from Glasgow to London with the train which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at London Kings Cross railway station (England United Kingdom)
ScotRail operates the train journey Glasgow-London with the train Caledonian Sleeper from Glasgow Central railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Euston at arrival (2 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Glasgow in Glasgow and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Glasgow (serving Glasgow bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of London where the coach will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station station situated at about 1.1 mi from London city centre.

Stop cities from Glasgow or cities to visit near Shanghai

When travelling from Shanghai to Glasgow by bus, carpooling, train, plane, you might have to change at Amsterdam (Netherlands) London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Shanghai or back to Glasgow, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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