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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 13 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow to Liverpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Scotrail
09:136h36
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:49Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£551One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:155h06
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
14:21Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£821One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:094h11
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:20Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£2011One-way
1 change

Train timetableGlasgow to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 13 April
Avanti West Coast
08:094h11
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:20Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Scotrail
09:136h36
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:49Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:155h06
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
14:21Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes

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Train times from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 13 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 11 m

Average

5 h 17 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

285 km

To travel from Glasgow to Liverpool you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:094h11
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:20Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£2011One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:155h06
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
14:21Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£821One-way
2 changes
Scotrail
09:136h36
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:49Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£551One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Glasgow to Liverpool cover the 177 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £57, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and ScotRail trains Glasgow to Liverpool

Travel from Glasgow to Liverpool from £21 with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and ScotRail! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    Trains from Glasgow to Liverpool: Journey Details

    Liverpool is known for its rich musical history. The birthplace of The Beatles has lots to offer tourists, with sightseeing tours taking visitors on a musical journey through the city. Getting the train from Glasgow to Liverpool is easy as there are plenty of connections running seven days a week.

     

    Which train companies go from Glasgow to Liverpool?

    Virgin Trains and TransPennine Express operate the trains from Glasgow to Liverpool.

    How often are trains from Glasgow to Liverpool?

    There are usually 30 trains a day from Glasgow to Liverpool, with services running most frequently between 8:00 a.m and 18:47 p.m.

    Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Liverpool?

    There are no direct connections for Glasgow to Liverpool trains as each connection requires at least one change at Wigan North Western.

    How long is the train from Glasgow to Liverpool?

    The Glasgow to Liverpool train journey time can range from 3 hours and 27 minutes to 4 hours and 6 minutes.

    When are the first and last trains of the day from Glasgow to Liverpool?

    The first train from Glasgow to Liverpool departs at 4:28 a.m and the last train departs at 20:10 p.m.

    Where do trains from Glasgow to Liverpool depart from and arrive to?

    Trains from Glasgow to Liverpool depart from Glasgow's Central station. Located on Gordon Street in the middle of the city centre. The station is a short walk from St Enoch Subway Station, and it is close to several bus stops with connections from all over Glasgow.

    Buses serve the station throughout the day and night, with a link to Glasgow Central station from Glasgow airport. There is a taxi rank opposite the station entrance, as well as two drop-off and collection points for cars. Trains from in and around Glasgow arrive at the station at regular intervals, including weekends.

    Trains from Glasgow to Liverpool arrive at Lime Street station located a 5-minute walk from the city centre. There are several bus stops outside the station which travel to all over the city and suburbs. Passengers wanting to travel onwards will find that there are bus and train connections from Liverpool to popular UK cities, and with a short journey to Liverpool harbour, ferry connections to Dublin, Douglas (Isle of Man) and Belfast.

    FAQs: Glasgow to Liverpool train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Liverpool 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 Liverpool.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Liverpool is £57; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time to Liverpool from Glasgow is on average 3 h 29 min   for the 177 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Liverpool from Glasgow by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Glasgow to Liverpool leaves at 06: 29. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Glasgow to Liverpool leaves at 20: 08.
    There are 16 trains a day from Glasgow to Liverpool which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Take the Glasgow to Liverpool train with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Glasgow to Liverpool as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can take a night train from Glasgow to Liverpool with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

    When departing from Glasgow, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Airport. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your journey in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

    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 Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (731 m) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow to Liverpool is January.
    You have options as you can travel from Glasgow to Liverpool 2 different ways: train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Liverpool

    Glasgow
    Liverpool
    Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Glasgow for your journey to Liverpool.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transport options for Glasgow Central
    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.
    Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
    Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
    Glasgow Airport
    Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
    High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
    Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    ParkingParking
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
    Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
    Glasgow, Telephone Exchange
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