Trains from Glasgow to London

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The cheapest trains

from Glasgow
to London

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Cheapest

£61

Average

£117

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 £ 117 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 61.

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08:00Glasgow Central5h 33m 13:33London Euston
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£611One-way
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09:40Glasgow Central4h 30m 14:10London Euston
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£901One-way
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10:00Glasgow Central5h 3m 15:03London Euston
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£1121One-way
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08:00Glasgow Central4h 59m 12:59London Euston
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£1611One-way
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08:40Glasgow Central4h 28m 13:08London Euston
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£1611One-way

Train Times

Glasgow to London

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08:00Glasgow Central4h5912:59London Euston
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08:00Glasgow Central5h3313:33London Euston
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08:40Glasgow Central4h2813:08London Euston
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09:40Glasgow Central4h3014:10London Euston
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10:00Glasgow Central5h315:03London Euston
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Jul 15
Find prices
£36National Express
£119British Airways
Tue
Jul 16
£61Virgin Trains
£21National Express
£64Loganair
Wed
Jul 17
£61Virgin Trains
£22National Express
£54British Airways
Thu
Jul 18
£61Virgin Trains
£21National Express
£54British Airways
Fri
Jul 19
£73Virgin Trains
£25National Express
£64Loganair
Sat
Jul 20
£81London North Eastern Railway
£20National Express
£91British Airways
Sun
Jul 21
£81London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
£64Loganair
Mon
Jul 22
£81London North Eastern Railway
£21National Express
£64Loganair
Tue
Jul 23
£81London North Eastern Railway
£20National Express
£43Loganair
Wed
Jul 24
£81London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£43Loganair
Thu
Jul 25
£81London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
£48Loganair
Fri
Jul 26
£81London North Eastern Railway
£24National Express
£48Loganair
Sat
Jul 27
£81London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£67easyJet
Sun
Jul 28
£80London North Eastern Railway
£21National Express
£85easyJet
Mon
Jul 29
£53London North Eastern Railway
£25National Express
£64easyJet
Tue
Jul 30
£81London North Eastern Railway
£16National Express
£43Loganair
Wed
Jul 31
£81London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£43Loganair
Thu
Aug 1
£81London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£43Loganair
Fri
Aug 2
£81London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
£48Loganair
Sat
Aug 3
£81London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£74easyJet
Sun
Aug 4
£81London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
£80Loganair

The fastest trains

from Glasgow
to London

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Fastest Journey

4h 28m

Average

4h 54m

Trains per day

5

Distance

555 km

Of the 5 train that leave Glasgow for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 555 km distance in an average of 4h 54m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h 28m .

The slowest train will take 5h 33m 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
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08:40Glasgow Central4h 28m 13:08London Euston
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£1611One-way
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09:40Glasgow Central4h 30m 14:10London Euston
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£901One-way
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08:00Glasgow Central4h 59m 12:59London Euston
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£1611One-way
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10:00Glasgow Central5h 3m 15:03London Euston
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£1121One-way
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08:00Glasgow Central5h 33m 13:33London Euston
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£611One-way

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Journey Summary

Glasgow to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 7 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £74
Trains depart from:Glasgow
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:555 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, Virgin Trains, First Transpennine Express

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.
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Best fares for trains from Glasgow to London

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, Jul 19
Train
Virgin Trains
07:005h 33m12:33
GlasgowLondon
Sat, Jul 20
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:305h 19m12:49
GlasgowLondon
Fastest Trains from Glasgow to London
Wed, Aug 28
Train
Virgin Trains
07:404h 28m12:08
GlasgowLondon
Sat, Aug 10
Train
Virgin Trains
08:404h 29m13:09
GlasgowLondon
Wed, Aug 14
Train
Virgin Trains
08:404h 30m13:10
GlasgowLondon
Return Train Tickets for London to Glasgow
Wed, Jul 17
Train
Virgin Trains
09:304h 29m13:59
LondonGlasgow
Thu, Jul 18
Train
Virgin Trains
09:304h 29m13:59
LondonGlasgow
Fri, Jul 19
Train
Virgin Trains
07:304h 29m11:59
LondonGlasgow
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Glasgow
London
TrainGlasgow Central

Amenities

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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.
Metro lines Argyle

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