Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to London

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Cheapest

£84

Average

£96

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 £ 96 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 84.

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08:15Glasgow Queen Street5h38 13:53London Kings Cross
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£841One-way
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09:45Glasgow Queen Street5h55 15:40London Kings Cross
1 changes
£841One-way
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09:15Glasgow Queen Street5h35 14:50London Kings Cross
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£841One-way
Cheapest
08:45Glasgow Queen Street5h55 14:40London Kings Cross
1 changes
£841One-way
09:40Glasgow Central4h40 14:20London Euston
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£1201One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 21 Jan
08:15Glasgow Queen Street5h38 13:53London Kings Cross
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08:36Glasgow Central4h43 13:19London Euston
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08:45Glasgow Queen Street5h55 14:40London Kings Cross
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09:15Glasgow Queen Street5h35 14:50London Kings Cross
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09:40Glasgow Central4h40 14:20London Euston
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09:45Glasgow Queen Street5h55 15:40London Kings Cross
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Fri
21 Jan
£84London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£79easyJet
Sat
22 Jan
£59London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£51easyJet
Sun
23 Jan
£69London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£53easyJet
Mon
24 Jan
£76London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£41easyJet
Tue
25 Jan
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£12National Express
£41easyJet
Wed
26 Jan
£69London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
27 Jan
£59London North Eastern Railway
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Fri
28 Jan
£76London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£41easyJet
Sat
29 Jan
£52Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£44easyJet
Sun
30 Jan
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£13Megabus
£56easyJet
Mon
31 Jan
£59London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£36easyJet
Tue
1 Feb
£35London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
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Wed
2 Feb
£44London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
£35easyJet
Thu
3 Feb
£40London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
£32easyJet
Fri
4 Feb
£76London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£34easyJet
Sat
5 Feb
£54London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£48easyJet
Sun
6 Feb
£84London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£95BA Cityflyer
Mon
7 Feb
£54London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
£32easyJet
Tue
8 Feb
£31London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£31easyJet
Wed
9 Feb
£35London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
£30easyJet

Fastest train times from Glasgow to London

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Fastest Journey

4 h 40 m

Average

5 h 24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

555 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Glasgow for London every day 2 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 5 h 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 55 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 Central4h40 14:20London Euston
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£1201One-way
08:36Glasgow Central4h43 13:19London Euston
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£1201One-way
09:15Glasgow Queen Street5h35 14:50London Kings Cross
1 changes
£841One-way
08:15Glasgow Queen Street5h38 13:53London Kings Cross
1 changes
£841One-way
09:45Glasgow Queen Street5h55 15:40London Kings Cross
1 changes
£841One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to London

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£69 (€80)
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 trip taking on average 5 h 38 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 trip costs around £69, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £59. 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 to London from Glasgow cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Glasgow to London for the next 7 days starting from £59  one way.

How much does the train from Glasgow to London cost on average?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Glasgow to London train prices are on average £69  one way.

What is the distance by train from Glasgow to London?

The train distance from Glasgow to London is around 344 miles (555 km).

How long is the train journey to London from Glasgow?

On average the train from Glasgow to London duration is 5 h 38 min  for the 344 miles (555 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Glasgow goes to London? Which train station do I come into London from Glasgow?

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 board their train most frequently from Glasgow Central and travel around 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city centre in London.

What train companies go from Glasgow to London?

For the best Glasgow to London train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to London from Glasgow to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any direct trains between Glasgow and London?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Glasgow to London. You can look to travel with Avanti West Coast  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

How many train services are there to London from Glasgow a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Glasgow to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Glasgow to London?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Glasgow at 08: 15. The last train leaves from Glasgow at 14: 35. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Glasgow to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy train tickets to London from Glasgow to score the best deals?

You can find a train from Glasgow to London to cost on average £69 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 London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
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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 London.
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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