The cheapest trains from Glasgow to London

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£87

Average

£112

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to London will cost around £ 112 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 87.

Cheapest
10:40Glasgow Central4h39 15:19London Euston
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£871One-way
08:36Glasgow Central4h32 13:08London Euston
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£1201One-way
09:40Glasgow Central4h30 14:10London Euston
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£1201One-way
11:33Glasgow Central4h37 16:10London Euston
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£1201One-way

Timetable Glasgow to London

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08:36Glasgow Central4h32 13:08London Euston
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09:40Glasgow Central4h30 14:10London Euston
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10:40Glasgow Central4h39 15:19London Euston
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11:33Glasgow Central4h37 16:10London Euston
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Tue
21 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£82easyJet
Wed
22 Sep
£88Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£49easyJet
Thu
23 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£70easyJet
Fri
24 Sep
£285Avanti West Coast
£14Megabus
£75easyJet
Sat
25 Sep
£97Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£87British Airways
Sun
26 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£63easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£88Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£39easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£131Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
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Wed
29 Sep
£131Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
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Thu
30 Sep
£82Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£39easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£120Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£46easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£88Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
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Sun
3 Oct
£88Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£50easyJet
Mon
4 Oct
£82Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£34easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£77Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£31easyJet
Wed
6 Oct
£77Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£31easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£77Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£31easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£77Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
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Sat
9 Oct
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£18National Express
£88easyJet
Sun
10 Oct
£96Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£69British Airways
Mon
11 Oct
£120Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£31easyJet

The fastest trains from Glasgow to London

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

4 h 34 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

555 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Glasgow for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 555 km distance in an average of 4 h 34 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 30 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 39 m 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.

Fastest
09:40Glasgow Central4h30 14:10London Euston
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£1201One-way
08:36Glasgow Central4h32 13:08London Euston
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£1201One-way
11:33Glasgow Central4h37 16:10London Euston
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£1201One-way
10:40Glasgow Central4h39 15:19London Euston
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£871One-way

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Train Information from Glasgow to London

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£131 (€146)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Glasgow to London cover the 344 miles (555 km) long route taking on average 4 h 37 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £131, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £88. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in London Victoria.

Travelling by Train from Glasgow to London

Trains from Glasgow to London are run by Virgin Trains and run on average once per hour during the weekdays. Most trains are direct and take around 4hrs 30mins to arrive into London.

Know before you go:

  • Trains from Glasgow to London are run by Virgin Trains.
  • The average journey duration is 4hrs 30mins long, although some journeys can take just over 5hrs to complete.
  • Trains run from Glasgow to London from just past 04:18 until 18:40, although times may vary depending on the day of departure.
  • Trains run once every hour on average. Later in the evening, or early in the morning, this may decrease further.
  • Trains depart from Glasgow Central and arrive into London Euston.

Coach Station Information and Getting to the City Centre

Departing from Glasgow: Trains from Glasgow to London depart from Glasgow Central Station which is located on the banks of the River Clyde and is within walking distance of the city centre. The nearest underground station is across the river at Bridge Street Station. Glasgow has a large and efficient local train network, and frequent city bus routes operated by First Glasgow. Stagecoach and McGills buses serve the suburbs and surrounding villages, and a taxi rank is located at the station.

Arriving in London: Trains from Glasgow to London arrive at London Euston Station in the Camden district of the city. Regional trains from Euston cover the South East of England, while Circle, Hammersmith and City, and Metropolitan underground lines stop at Euston Square Station. Frequent bus services to all parts of the capital are operated by Arriva London, London Central buses and Metroline. London has a regular night bus service and taxi ranks are located outside Euston Station.

Tips for Booking Cheap Trains from Glasgow to London

  • To get the best price it's important to book as far in advance as possible as prices climb as tickets sell out.
  • If you’re able to purchase a non-flexible fare, this will also save you money. This means travelling on a particular train at a particular time.
  • Travelling on a Wednesday is considerably cheaper than a Friday.
  • Avoid travelling at peak commuter trains, these will be the most expensive times.

Travel Tips

Trains from Glasgow to London
Travel by train to London 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 London.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Glasgow and London cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to London from Glasgow to cost as little as £88  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Glasgow to London?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow to London train to cost on average £131  one way.
What is the distance by train from Glasgow to London?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Glasgow and London via train to be approximately 344 miles (555 km).
How long is the train journey from Glasgow to London?
The train time between Glasgow and London is on average 4 h 37 min  for the 344 miles (555 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Glasgow by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Glasgow to London, which train station in Glasgow do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

Some of the Glasgow train stations to London you can start your journey from include Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arriving in London Victoria.

Where is the departure train station in Glasgow located? Where is the arrival train station in London located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Glasgow to London?
For the journey from Glasgow to London you can take a train with Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to London from Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I purchase a direct train from Glasgow to London?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day between Glasgow and London. If you’re looking for a direct train from Glasgow to London, consider travelling with Avanti West Coast or London North Eastern Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services are there to London from Glasgow a day?
The average number of trains departing Glasgow for London is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Glasgow to London? When is the last train from Glasgow to London?
The first train from Glasgow to London leaves at 07: 36   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Glasgow to London times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets to London from Glasgow to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Glasgow to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £131 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Glasgow and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Glasgow Central
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Argyle