Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Scotrail
09:261h29
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:55Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
0 changes
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Scotrail
08:241h31
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:55Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
0 changes
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Scotrail
08:461h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:53Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
1 change
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Scotrail
09:151h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:22Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
1 change
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Scotrail
08:571h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:06Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 July
Scotrail
08:151h08
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:23Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Scotrail
08:241h31
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:55Glasgow Central (GLC)
0 changes
Scotrail
08:461h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:53Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Scotrail
08:571h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:06Glasgow Central (GLC)
0 changes
Scotrail
09:151h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:22Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Scotrail
09:261h29
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:55Glasgow Central (GLC)
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 7 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

67 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) for Glasgow Central (GLC) every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
08:461h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:53Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
1 change
Fastest
Scotrail
09:151h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:22Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
1 change
Scotrail
08:151h08
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:23Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
1 change
Scotrail
08:571h09
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:06Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
09:261h29
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:55Glasgow Central (GLC)
£181One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

distanceDistance42 miles
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 41 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) cover the 42 miles long journey taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £4, but the average price of train tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: ScotRail, CrossCountry and East Coast trains Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Travel between Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) and Glasgow Central (GLC) from £4 with Omio’s train partners ScotRail, CrossCountry and East Coast! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Cheapest Price: £12

FAQs: Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) 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 Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is £16; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train time is 53 min   covering the 42 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 06: 25. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 21: 59.
Yes, there are 41 direct trains a day from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) with ScotRail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train with ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 59.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) 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.

A day trip to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is worth doing with a journey time of 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Glasgow Central (GLC) by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Glasgow Central (GLC) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

Trains arriving to Glasgow Central

Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Glasgow International Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take the 500 Airport Express shuttle bus, running every 10 minutes directly to the airport. The journey lasts about 20 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
There is an ATM machine located on the concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis can be located on Gordon Street.
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage storage facilities are located near Platform 1 operated by Excess Baggage Co.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Krispy Kreme | Gordon St Coffee | Starbucks | Upper Crust | The Beer House | Patisserie Valerie | Alston Bar & Beef
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
There is a customer service center in the station located next to the ticket office.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station via elevators and ramps for train access. There are also escalators.

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