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Trip Philadelphia Glasgow

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


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How to get from Philadelphia to Glasgow?

We are suggesting 12 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Philadelphia Glasgow. 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 Philadelphia Glasgow

For your trip from Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States) to Glasgow (Scotland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 3300 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Glasgow from Philadelphia but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes Philadelphia-London and London-Glasgow.
Leave Philadelphia and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Philadelphia International PHL airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (Heathrow airport, IATA code: LHR) operated by British Airways or US Airways. From London, take another plane with Ryanair, British Airways or Easyjet that will carry you to Glasgow International airport (Glasgow, United Kingdom).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Philadelphia to Glasgow without changing trains. You can take the train London-Glasgow and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains Caledonian Sleeper of East Coast, Virgin Trains or ScotRail to Glasgow leave from London Euston railway station in London. Arrival in Glasgow will take place at Glasgow Central station (0.6 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Philadelphia Glasgow only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey London-Glasgow.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in London. The bus will drop you off at Glasgow bus station (0.3 mi from Glasgow, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Glasgow.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Glasgow 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 Philadelphia and Glasgow?

British Airways carries out the flights from Philadelphia International PHL airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Philadelphia to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Glasgow (serving Glasgow International GLA airport)
Ryanair flies on the route from Stansted STN airport situated 31.7 mi away from the city centre of London to Glasgow (arrival at Glasgow International GLA airport)
Easyjet schedules the flight from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Glasgow (serving Glasgow International GLA airport)
United Airlines ensures the flight route from Newark Liberty International EWR airport situated 3.2 mi away from the city centre of Newark to Glasgow (arrival at Glasgow International GLA airport)
US Airways carries out a flight from Philadelphia International PHL airport (located 7.5 mi from Philadelphia, United States) to London (serving Heathrow LHR airport)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Glasgow (Scotland United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Glasgow where the coach will drop you off at Glasgow station situated at about 0.3 mi from Glasgow city centre.
Railway companies
East Coast provides a rail connection London-Glasgow with the train from London Kings Cross railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from London to Glasgow with the train which leaves London Euston station to arrive at Glasgow Central railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
ScotRail operates the train journey London-Glasgow with the train Caledonian Sleeper from London Euston railway station (2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Amtrak provides a rail connection from Philadelphia to Newark with the train Keystone Service which leaves Philadelphia 30th Street station to arrive at Newark Liberty Airport railway station (New Jersey United States)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Glasgow (346.1 mi)

Stop cities from Philadelphia or cities to visit near Glasgow

When travelling from Glasgow to Philadelphia by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Newark located at 76 mi from Philadelphia (United States) London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Glasgow or back to Philadelphia, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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