Belfast to Glasgow train

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Overview: Train from Belfast to Glasgow

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Trains from Belfast to Glasgow cover the 110 miles long journey. 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.

FAQs: Belfast to Glasgow train

FAQs: Travel by train from Belfast to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Belfast to Glasgow.

When departing from Belfast, you have various train station options to start your route from including Belfast Lanyon Place and Belfast Port. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your journey in train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Airport.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Belfast Lanyon Place, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

Yes, you can take a flight to Glasgow from Belfast.

Important Stations and Airports in Belfast and Glasgow

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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