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Fri
Jul 19
£16Scotrail
£9National Express
Sat
Jul 20
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
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Jul 21
£15Scotrail
£9National Express
Mon
Jul 22
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Jul 23
£16Scotrail
£6National Express
Wed
Jul 24
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Thu
Jul 25
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Fri
Jul 26
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Sat
Jul 27
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Sun
Jul 28
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Mon
Jul 29
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Jul 30
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Wed
Jul 31
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Thu
Aug 1
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Fri
Aug 2
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Sat
Aug 3
£10Scotrail
£5National Express
Sun
Aug 4
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Mon
Aug 5
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Aug 6
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Wed
Aug 7
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Thu
Aug 8
£16Scotrail
£5National Express

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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 km
TrainTrain Companies:Scotrail

Trains 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.

Which train companies travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

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.

How long is the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

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.

How many trains are there from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

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.

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

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.

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Sun, Jul 21
Train
Scotrail
08:051h 19m09:24
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Mon, Jul 22
Train
Scotrail
07:00 53m07:53
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Tue, Jul 23
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
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Fastest Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
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Wed, Jul 24
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
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Thu, Jul 25
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
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Return Train Tickets for Glasgow to Edinburgh
Sun, Jul 21
Train
Scotrail
07:451h 23m09:08
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Mon, Jul 22
Train
Scotrail
07:15 48m08:03
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Tue, Jul 23
Train
Scotrail
07:031h 7m08:10
GlasgowEdinburgh

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Edinburgh
Glasgow
TrainEdinburgh Waverley

Amenities

Refreshments
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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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