|Distance||41 miles (66 km)|
|Average train duration||52 min|
|Average train ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Scotrail or Cross Country|
Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow cover the 41 miles (66 km) long trip taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like Scotrail or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £16, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Glasgow Central.
You can travel by train from Edinburgh to Glasgow with CrossCountry for as low as £11. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Edinburgh - Glasgow route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Edinburgh and Glasgow is around 41 miles (66 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £11. As you check the latest Edinburgh to Glasgow train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Glasgow safely. 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. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket between Edinburgh and Glasgow so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow:
Electrification of the main line from Edinburgh Waverley to Glasgow Queen Street means train travel between Scotland's two largest cities is fast and convenient. There are frequent direct services seven days a week, taking around 50 minutes on average for the trip west. Additional slower services offer connections from the capital to Glasgow Central Station. Trains operate from early morning to late at night.
Scotland's rail franchise Scotrail operates all the direct trains between Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Queen Street. In addition, Scotrail and Cross Country Trains provide daily direct connections from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central Station on an alternative route via West Lothian and Lanarkshire.
The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street take 42 minutes to cover the 48 mile route west from the capital. Most trains on this line take up to ten minutes longer to reach Glasgow. Direct services from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central Station take between one hour and one hour and 35 minutes.
There are daily direct trains to Glasgow from Edinburgh roughly every 15 minutes. The majority are services to Queen Street Station, with departures to Central Station roughly once an hour. Departures begin in early morning and end just after 11:00 p.m. Sunday schedules are less frequent, with a first departure to Queen Street in the morning leaving Edinburgh around 8:00 a.m.
Departure train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station is where all trains will depart. Located in the city centre, Waverley Station has numerous public transport connections from bus and tram stops on Princes Street, with a 24 hour airport shuttle service from Waverley Bridge. Facilities on the station concourse include a pub, food supermarket, coffee shops, left luggage desk and taxi ranks.
Arrival train station: Passengers will alight at either Glasgow Queen Street or Glasgow Central Station. Queen Street Station is on the east side of central Glasgow, with Subway train connections available from the adjacent Buchanan Street Station. Central Station is in the city centre, with bus links from stops on Argyle Street and Subway trains available from nearby St Enoch Station. Both stations have a pub, coffee shop, newsagents and taxi ranks.
When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When you arrive in Glasgow, your train can arrive in train stations including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Glasgow Central.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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