The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Birmingham to Glasgow will cost around £ 155 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 113.
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It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Glasgow without changing at least once.
|Distance||252 miles (406 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 26 min|
|Average train ticket price||£85 (€96)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Birmingham to Glasgow cover the 252 miles (406 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 26 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £85, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £70. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Glasgow Central.
You can travel by train from Birmingham to Glasgow with CrossCountry for as low as £70. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between Birmingham and Glasgow with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Birmingham to Glasgow as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Birmingham to Glasgow train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Birmingham to Glasgow on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 252 miles (406 km) route from Birmingham to Glasgow with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
Birmingham to Glasgow train information with CrossCountry:
These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Birmingham to Glasgow:
There are regular weekday trains from Birmingham to Glasgow with departures roughly every hour from the early morning to the early evening. Virgin Trains provide a direct service on the West Coast mainline taking around 4 hours to reach Glasgow while CrossCountry offers a direct route via the East Coast mainline and Edinburgh, taking around 6 hours. Sunday services are less frequent, with a later first departure.
Birmingham New Street station is located in the centre of the city, close to the cathedral. Bus stops on nearby Hill Street and Smallbrook Queensway offer services throughout the city and a limited night bus service. Suburban trains are available from Moor Street and Snow Hill stations, both within a 5-minute walk from New Street. Taxi ranks are located on Navigation Street, by the Stephenson Street exit.
Scotland's largest city, Glasgow is characterised by imposing Victorian architecture, a buzzing nightlife and a city centre undergoing considerable regeneration. The West End, with the Kelvingrove Museum and the shopping hub on Byers Road, is the city's bohemian enclave. Trains from Birmingham to Glasgow arrive at Central station in the heart of the city. Low-level trains serve the centre and suburban destinations. There are bus stops nearby on Union Street and Hope Street for connections throughout the city while a station loop bus service connects Central with Queen Street station and Buchanan bus station. The nearest Glasgow Subway stop is St. Enoch, a 3-minute walk from the station. There is a taxi rank on Gordon Street, opposite the station entrance.
Some of the Birmingham train stations to Glasgow you can start your journey from include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Glasgow include Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arriving in Glasgow Central.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Glasgow most often arrive at Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.
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