Glasgow to Plymouth train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
08:009h00
Glasgow
17:00Plymouth
£2041One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:388h42
Glasgow
19:20Plymouth
£2941One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:369h11
Glasgow
18:47Plymouth
£2951One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGlasgow to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Avanti West Coast
10:388h42
Glasgow
19:20Plymouth
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:369h11
Glasgow
18:47Plymouth
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:009h00
Glasgow
17:00Plymouth
0 changes

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Train times from Glasgow to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

8 h 42 m

Average

8 h 57 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

611 km

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

Avanti West Coast
10:388h42
Glasgow
19:20Plymouth
£2941One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:009h00
Glasgow
17:00Plymouth
£2041One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:369h11
Glasgow
18:47Plymouth
£2951One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Plymouth

distanceDistance378 miles
durationAverage train duration8 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£258 (€288)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Glasgow to Plymouth cover the 378 miles long route taking on average 8 h 42 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £147, but the average price of train tickets is £258. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Plymouth.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains Glasgow to Plymouth

Find the best trains from Glasgow to Plymouth with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and Virgin Trains from £287. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Glasgow to Plymouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 39 min
  • Cheapest Price: £678
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Glasgow to Plymouth train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Plymouth can start from as little as £147 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Plymouth is £258; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Plymouth train time is 8 h 42 min   covering the 378 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Plymouth leaves at 04: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Plymouth leaves at 14: 34.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Glasgow to Plymouth without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There is 1 direct train from Glasgow to Plymouth each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Glasgow to Plymouth train with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Plymouth from Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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 Plymouth, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow to Plymouth is December.
You have options as you can travel from Glasgow to Plymouth 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Plymouth

Glasgow
Plymouth
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 Plymouth.
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 Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Glasgow Airport
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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