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Mon
25 Oct
£55Northern Rail
£18Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£55Northern Rail
£16National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£45Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£36Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£55Northern Rail
£18National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£44London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£57London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£44London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£44London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£44London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£35Avanti West Coast
£6National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£45Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£44London North Eastern Railway
£13National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£36London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£36Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£36Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£36Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Fri
12 Nov
£51London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
Sat
13 Nov
£29London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express

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Train Information from Glasgow to Leeds

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£49 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Glasgow to Leeds cover the 179 miles (288 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 58 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

Train companies

CrossCountry Glasgow – Leeds

You can travel by train between Glasgow and Leeds with CrossCountry for as low as £36. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Glasgow to Leeds you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Glasgow to Leeds with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between Glasgow and Leeds as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Glasgow to Leeds train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Glasgow to Leeds on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 179 miles (288 km) route between Glasgow and Leeds with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

CrossCountry from Glasgow to Leeds train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 8 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Glasgow to Leeds due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Glasgow to Leeds

Cross Country Trains provide direct trains from Glasgow to Leeds, with other operators offering indirect services. The first direct train leaves Glasgow around 6:00 a.m. with the final departure at about 7:30 p.m. There are seven direct connections daily, but indirect options increase the frequency, with a change required at Edinburgh, Carlisle or York. Journey durations range from four to five hours.

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

Departure Station: Glasgow Central Glasgow's main terminus is located in the city centre, with low level suburban train connections around the greater Glasgow area and Subway services from nearby St Enoch's. Bus stops are close by on Hope Street and Union Street. There is a taxi rank by the Gordon Street entrance.

Arrival Station: Leeds The central Leeds station is on the southern side of the city centre, about ten minutes on foot from the main shopping areas. The station is served by numerous bus routes at the interchange on New Station Street. The taxi rank is next to the interchange.

Travel Tips

Trains from Glasgow to Leeds
Travel by train to Leeds 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 to Leeds.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Glasgow and Leeds cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Glasgow and Leeds to cost as little as £36  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Glasgow to Leeds?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Glasgow to Leeds is £49  one way.
What is the distance to Leeds from Glasgow by train?
The Glasgow to Leeds train distance is approximately 179 miles (288 km).
How long is the train to Leeds from Glasgow?
On average the train from Glasgow to Leeds duration is 3 h 58 min  for the 179 miles (288 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Glasgow goes to Leeds? Which train station do I come into Leeds from Glasgow?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Glasgow Central   to Leeds Railway Station.

Where is the train station in Glasgow? Where is the train station in Leeds?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Glasgow Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Leeds, called Leeds Railway Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What train providers go from Glasgow to Leeds?
For the route from Glasgow to Leeds you can take a train with Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Glasgow and Leeds on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there between Glasgow and Leeds a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Glasgow to Leeds. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Glasgow to Leeds? When does the last train depart from Glasgow to Leeds?
If you prefer early morning trains from Glasgow to Leeds, the first train leaves at 07: 15. If you prefer late night trains from Glasgow to Leeds, the last train of the day leaves at 11: 00. Omio shows you the latest train from Glasgow to Leeds schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I book Glasgow Leeds train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Glasgow to Leeds to cost on average £49 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to Leeds train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Leeds
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip from Glasgow to Leeds.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Connections to/from 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