Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) train

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Overview: Train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI)

distanceDistance256 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£88 (€100)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains

Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) cover the 256 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £48, but the average price of train tickets is £88. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Birmingham International.

FAQs: Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) 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 Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI).
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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) can start from as little as £48 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) is £88; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) is on average 4 h 45 min   for the 256 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birmingham International (BHI) from Glasgow Central (GLC) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) leaves at 07: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) leaves at 08: 36.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the trip from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) you can take a train with Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Birmingham International (BHI) from Glasgow Central (GLC) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham International, located 10.9 miles (17.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Birmingham International (BHI) from Glasgow Central (GLC) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 45 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham International (BHI) by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Birmingham International (BHI) including taking a train, coach or flight.

Trains departing from 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.

Trains arriving to Birmingham International

Distance from Birmingham International to city center
Distance from Birmingham International to city center
10.9 miles (17.6 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Avis | Enterprise | Europcar | Sixt | Green Motion | Inter rent
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This station has step-free access to all platforms / the platform | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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