Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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The cheapest Trains

from Edinburgh
to Glasgow

Cheapest

£16

Average

£16

Showing times and prices for May 23

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 Edinburgh to Glasgow will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.

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08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h 15m 09:20Glasgow Queen Street
£16
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£161One-way
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08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h 16m 09:21Glasgow Queen Street
£16
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08:00Edinburgh Waverley08:53Glasgow Queen Street
£16
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08:15Edinburgh Waverley09:04Glasgow Queen Street
£16
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08:24Edinburgh Waverley1h 7m 09:31Glasgow Queen Street
£16
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£161One-way

Train Times

Edinburgh to Glasgow

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08:00Edinburgh Waverley0h5308:53Glasgow Queen Street
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08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h1509:20Glasgow Queen Street
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08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h1609:21Glasgow Queen Street
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08:15Edinburgh Waverley0h4909:04Glasgow Queen Street
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08:24Edinburgh Waverley1h709:31Glasgow Queen Street
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Wed
May 22
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£9National Express
Thu
May 23
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
Fri
May 24
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Sat
May 25
£14Scotrail
£6National Express
Sun
May 26
£14Scotrail
£5National Express
Mon
May 27
£14Scotrail
£3National Express
Tue
May 28
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Wed
May 29
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
Thu
May 30
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Fri
May 31
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
Sat
Jun 1
£14Scotrail
£5National Express
Sun
Jun 2
£7Scotrail
£2National Express
Mon
Jun 3
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Jun 4
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
Wed
Jun 5
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Thu
Jun 6
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
Fri
Jun 7
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Sat
Jun 8
£14Scotrail
£3National Express
Sun
Jun 9
£14Scotrail
£6National Express
Mon
Jun 10
£16Scotrail
£3National Express
Tue
Jun 11
£16Scotrail
£5National Express

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The fastest trains

from Edinburgh
to Glasgow

Fastest Journey

49m

Average

1h 4m

train per day

5

Distance

67 km

Showing times and prices for May 23

Of the 5 trains that leave Edinburgh for Glasgow every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 67 km distance in an average of 1h 4m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 49m .

The slowest trains will take 1h 16m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:15Edinburgh Waverley09:04Glasgow Queen Street
£16
1One-way
£161One-way
2nd fastest
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08:00Edinburgh Waverley08:53Glasgow Queen Street
£16
1One-way
£161One-way
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08:24Edinburgh Waverley1h 7m 09:31Glasgow Queen Street
£16
1One-way
£161One-way
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08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h 15m 09:20Glasgow Queen Street
£16
1One-way
£161One-way
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08:05Edinburgh Waverley1h 16m 09:21Glasgow Queen Street
£16
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Journey Summary

Edinburgh to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
1 hours 3 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £15
Trains depart from:Edinburgh
Trains arrive in:Glasgow
Distance:67 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Scotrail

Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Taking the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow is fast and easy on frequent trains operated by First Scotrail. Most Edinburgh to Glasgow trains run direct to Glasgow Queen Street station, some require a change at Glasgow Central. The first departure of the day is at 5:52 a.m. and services operate every few minutes throughout the day until the last departure at 11:30 p.m. Travel time ranges from 54 minutes to 1 hour and 17 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

Departure Station: Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow depart from Edinburgh Waverley Station located on Princes Street in the centre of the city near the Castle. Bus stops located on nearby Waverley Bridge are served by many routes (including night services) are operated by Lothian and First.

Arrival Station: Almost all trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow arrive at Glasgow Queen Street Station. Centrally located on North Hanover Street, it's served by many bus routes including the Glasgow Express to the airport. Some trains terminate at Glasgow Central Station. Passengers can continue to Queen Street by train or shuttle bus.

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Best fares for trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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Fri, May 24
Train
Scotrail
07:051h 16m08:21
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Sat, May 25
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07:00 50m07:50
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Fastest Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Sat, Jun 15
Train
Scotrail
07:15 48m08:03
EdinburghGlasgow
Wed, May 29
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
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Wed, Jun 5
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
EdinburghGlasgow
Return Train Tickets for Glasgow to Edinburgh
Fri, May 24
Train
Scotrail
07:15 48m08:03
GlasgowEdinburgh
Sat, May 25
Train
Scotrail
07:171h 34m08:51
GlasgowEdinburgh
Sun, May 26
Train
Scotrail
07:451h 23m09:08
GlasgowEdinburgh
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Edinburgh
Glasgow
TrainEdinburgh Waverley

Amenities

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.

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