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Overview: Train from Belfast to Glasgow

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
changesDirect trainNo

Trains from Belfast to Glasgow cover the 110 miles (177 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Belfast Lanyon Place and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Trains from Belfast to Glasgow: Journey Details

Although you have to cross the Irish Sea, it's easy to catch trains from Belfast to Glasgow. The best route is to catch a train to the port of Dublin, and then a rail ferry to Holyhead. From there, you can take an Arriva Trains Wales service to Chester, where you can catch a service with Virgin and TransPennineExpress to Glasgow. The journey time can be between 10 and 18 hours. An alternative route is to take the ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan, a bus to Ayr and then a Scotrail service from Ayr to Glasgow. This can take as little as 6 hours.

Taking the Train from Belfast

Trains from Belfast to Glasgow will leave from Belfast Central Station, which can be found to the east of the city centre. The Central Station enjoys excellent links to other parts of Belfast via the overground network, and CityBus services also stop just outside the ticket halls. From the city centre, catch buses 6A, 78 or 4A - and leave around 20 minutes to get to your train.

Getting into Glasgow by Train

The largest city in Scotland and full of attractions, Glasgow is a superb destination. Take in a Premier League football match at Celtic Park, or tour the architecture of local son Charles Rennie Mackintosh. See the art collection at Kelvingrove or simply relax in Glasgow's Botanical Gardens. Trains from Belfast arrive at Glasgow Central Station. From there, you can use the subway from St Enoch station or catch local buses 3, 4, 38 or 57 to reach central and suburban destinations. To get to Celtic Park, catch the train to Dalmarnock.

Travel Tips: Trains from Belfast to Glasgow

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When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Glasgow from Belfast via train to be approximately 110 miles (177 km).

There are a few train stations in Belfast to start your journey from including Belfast Lanyon Place, Belfast Port and Belfast. In Glasgow you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Belfast Lanyon Place   and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Belfast Lanyon Place and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Glasgow Central and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the train station to the city centre in Glasgow.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Belfast Lanyon Place is the most popular Belfast railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Belfast for your journey to Glasgow.

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