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

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

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

Scotrail
08:001h04
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:04Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:450h59
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:44Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:301h04
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:34Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
20:191h33
Glasgow Central (GLC)
21:52Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
12:091h01
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:10Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGlasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Scotrail
08:001h04
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:04Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Scotrail
08:450h59
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:44Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Scotrail
16:151h09
Glasgow Central (GLC)
17:24Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Scotrail
20:191h33
Glasgow Central (GLC)
21:52Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Scotrail
08:301h04
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:34Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Scotrail
11:451h15
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:00Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Scotrail
12:091h01
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:10Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes

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

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

59 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

67 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Glasgow Central (GLC) for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Scotrail
08:450h59
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:44Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
12:091h01
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:10Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:001h04
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:04Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
08:301h04
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:34Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£161One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
16:151h09
Glasgow Central (GLC)
17:24Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£171One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance42 miles
durationAverage train duration59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 42 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 42 miles long journey taking on average 59 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £16, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

ScotRail, CrossCountry and East Coast trains will get you between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from £12. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Glasgow Central (GLC). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

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

  • Average Duration: 1 h 1 min
  • Cheapest Price: £12
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train travel time is 59 min   for the 42 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 07: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 23: 10.
There are 50 trains a day from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) which require at least one change with ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) you can take a train with ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 10.

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 Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by train is November.
You have options as you can travel between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 2 different ways: train or coach.

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 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.

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