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Glasgow - Norwich Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity coaches per day from Glasgow to Norwich. Traveling by coach from Glasgow to Norwich usually takes around 16 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest National Express coach can make the trip in 14 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance316 mi (509 km)
Shortest duration14h 15m
Cheapest price£25.97
Most frequent serviceNational Express
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Price trends for coaches from Glasgow to Norwich

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What coach companies travel from Glasgow to Norwich?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Glasgow to Norwich. National Express connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express616h 31m£64.71
  • National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 16 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 316 miles from Glasgow to Norwich. However, the fastest coach only takes 14 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Glasgow to Norwich for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

The first coach leaves at 09:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Glasgow to Norwich, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Glasgow to Norwich every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Glasgow to Norwich; ticket prices start at £74.70.

City Information


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Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland. The city's name means "Dear Green Place" in Gaelic, and Glasgow earns this title as it is one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the area. Beyond its impressive green spaces, it is full of historical and cultural destinations.

There are dozens of inspiring museums and galleries in the city, including the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Riverside Museum, and the Gallery of Modern Art. The Glasgow Green is a vast public park dotted with monuments right next to the People's Palace, a museum devoted to social history. In the central shopping district, Buchanan Street is your go-to for mouthwatering cuisine and retail therapy.

If you want to try some local beer, hit up The Pot Still, The Ben Nevis Bar, or The Laurieston. Be sure to visit the Clydeside Distillery, too, so you can see how the national drink of Scotland (hello, Scotch) is manufactured.

Several trains serve Glasgow, including Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper, London North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail, and the West Midlands Railway. In addition, Megabus and FlixBus offer coach service from Glasgow to other destinations in Scotland and beyond.


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Norwich is known as England's City of Stories. The city's hidden gems include iconic buildings, cosy pubs, and many other interesting landmarks that you'll tell your own stories about for years to come.

Norwich boasts two impressive cathedrals, each outfitted with soaring arched ceilings and stained glass. To reach even further back in Norwich's history, check out Norwich Castle. This medieval fortress was first built over one thousand years ago, in 1121.

For those who want to experience a different kind of adventure, be sure to try activities like the Norwich Ghost Walks, Norfolk Mead Boat Hire, and Dippy National Tour. And don't forget to visit the Bullards at Chantry Place for some gin shopping and tasting.

As part of a tour of England's premier league stadiums, drop by the Norwich City Football Club and watch a game. Our other recommended top spots include the Bread Source, home to artisan baked goods, and the Mysabar, where both the food and the drinks inspire.

It is easy to reach Norwich from near or far. Flights conveniently arrive at Norwich International Airport, but ground travel is your best bet for domestic trips. Train companies with connections to Norwich include Greater Anglia, Great Northern, London Overground, Southeastern, and Thameslink. If you prefer to take a coach, Megabus has got your back.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Glasgow?

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Main departure station: Buchanan Bus Station

Buchanan Bus Station is the main coach terminus in Glasgow and the biggest coach station in Scotland. The station is conveniently located near the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow Caledonian University, and the Buchanan Galleries. Transferring to other forms of travel is easy since Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station and the Cowcaddens and Buchanan Street subway stations are also within walking distance. Inside the station building, you'll find seated waiting areas, a bookshop, luggage storage, and toilets. The station is often bustling, welcoming Megabus, National Express, and Scottish Citylink services, to name a few.

All coach stations in Glasgow:

  • Buchanan Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Norwich?

Main arrival station: Queens Rd Bus Station

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Norwich.

Coach stations in Norwich:

  • Queens Rd Bus Station

  • University of East Anglia

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