The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Edinburgh 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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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Glasgow for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 67 km distance in an average of 1h 5m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 48m .
The slowest train will take 1h 34m 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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1 hours 7 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£16|
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|Trains arrive in:||Edinburgh|
The train from Glasgow to Edinburgh Waverley is one of Scotland's most popular routes and one of the easier ways to travel between two of Scotland's major cities. The journey takes between 47 minutes and 1h32 minutes, with most journeys taking around 1h 20 minutes. The majority of trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh are direct, with short-changes on about one-third of them. In the morning, around six to eight trains per hour leave Glasgow for Edinburgh with the service reducing to two or three trains per hour by the afternoon.
The fastest train from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 47m whereas the slowest direct train from Glasgow to Edinburgh is 1h32m. Most trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh are direct and run regularly throughout the day .
Departure Information: Trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh predominantly depart from Glasgow Queen Street station. Trains also leave from Glasgow Central station although many of these routes require a change at Queen Street.
Arrival Information: All trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh arrive into Edinburgh Waverley station, and is located just 10 minutes walk away from Princes Street, the main shopping street of Edinburgh.
The first train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh departs at 5.45 a.m while the last train leaves Glasgow for Edinburgh at 11:30 p.m. The earliest train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh leaves at 6.01 a.m with the last train leaving at 9.05 p.m.