Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Cheapest

£117

Average

£173

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 Plymouth will cost around £ 173 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 117.

Avanti West Coast
14:34Glasgow9h09 23:43Plymouth
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£1171One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:34Glasgow9h09 22:43Plymouth
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£1231One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:40Glasgow9h11 21:51Plymouth
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£2791One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 17 May
Avanti West Coast
12:40Glasgow9h11 21:51Plymouth
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Avanti West Coast
13:34Glasgow9h09 22:43Plymouth
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Avanti West Coast
14:34Glasgow9h09 23:43Plymouth
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Tue
17 May
£117Avanti West Coast
£41National Express
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Wed
18 May
£235Avanti West Coast
£51National Express
£43easyJet
Thu
19 May
£238Avanti West Coast
£47National Express
£50easyJet
Fri
20 May
£233Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
£36easyJet
Sat
21 May
£122Cross Country
£68National Express
£127Loganair
Sun
22 May
£152Cross Country
£58National Express
£63easyJet
Mon
23 May
£234Avanti West Coast
£39National Express
£163Loganair

Fastest train times from Glasgow to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Fastest Journey

9 h 9 m

Average

9 h 9 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.

These direct trains cover the 611 km distance in an average of 9 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 9 h 9 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 11 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.

Avanti West Coast
14:34Glasgow9h09 23:43Plymouth
0 changes
£1171One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:34Glasgow9h09 22:43Plymouth
0 changes
£1231One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:40Glasgow9h11 21:51Plymouth
0 changes
£2791One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Plymouth

distanceDistance378 miles (610 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£258 (€291)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Glasgow to Plymouth cover the 378 miles (610 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 9 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £258, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £239. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Plymouth.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Plymouth

You can travel by train between Glasgow and Plymouth with CrossCountry for as low as £239. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Glasgow and Plymouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train to Plymouth from Glasgow. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Glasgow - Plymouth journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Glasgow to Plymouth is around 378 miles (610 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £278. As you check the latest Glasgow to Plymouth train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Plymouth safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket between Glasgow and Plymouth so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Train information from Glasgow to Plymouth with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 39 min
  • Average Price: £278
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Glasgow and Plymouth are the following:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Plymouth

Travel by train 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

What is the price of the cheapest train between Glasgow and Plymouth?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Glasgow to Plymouth for as little as £239  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Glasgow to Plymouth on average?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Plymouth train price to come in at an average of £258  one way.

What is the distance to Plymouth from Glasgow via train?

The distance from Glasgow to Plymouth by train is approximately 378 miles (610 km).

How long is the train journey between Glasgow and Plymouth?

On average the Glasgow to Plymouth train time is 9 h 9 min  covering the 378 miles (610 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station from Glasgow to Plymouth do I depart from? Which Plymouth train station from Glasgow do I arrive in?

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

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

Where is the Glasgow train station located? Where is the Plymouth train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Glasgow Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Plymouth, called Plymouth, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me between Glasgow and Plymouth?

For the best Glasgow to Plymouth train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Plymouth from Glasgow to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there to Plymouth from Glasgow a day?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Glasgow to Plymouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Glasgow to Plymouth? When can I take the last train for the day?

If you prefer early morning trains from Glasgow to Plymouth, the first train leaves at 08: 07. If you prefer late night trains from Glasgow to Plymouth, the last train of the day leaves at 14: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Glasgow to Plymouth times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Plymouth from Glasgow for the best deals?

If you purchase Glasgow to Plymouth train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £258. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Plymouth from Glasgow. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Plymouth
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 Plymouth.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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