Leeds to Glasgow train

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Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
09:164h44
Leeds station (LDS)
14:00Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
£691One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
08:084h46
Leeds station (LDS)
12:54Glasgow Central (GLC)
£741One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:084h47
Leeds station (LDS)
13:55Glasgow Central (GLC)
£741One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:164h44
Leeds station (LDS)
13:00Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
£791One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:454h19
Leeds station (LDS)
13:04Glasgow Central (GLC)
£881One-way
3 changes

Train timetableLeeds to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
Cross Country
08:084h46
Leeds station (LDS)
12:54Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:164h44
Leeds station (LDS)
13:00Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
2 changes
Transpennine Express
08:194h20
Leeds station (LDS)
12:39Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:454h19
Leeds station (LDS)
13:04Glasgow Central (GLC)
3 changes
Cross Country
09:084h47
Leeds station (LDS)
13:55Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:164h44
Leeds station (LDS)
14:00Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
2 changes

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Train times from Leeds to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h 19 m

Average

4 h 36 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

288 km

To travel from Leeds to Glasgow you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:454h19
Leeds station (LDS)
13:04Glasgow Central (GLC)
£881One-way
3 changes
Transpennine Express
08:194h20
Leeds station (LDS)
12:39Glasgow Central (GLC)
£881One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:164h44
Leeds station (LDS)
14:00Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
£691One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:164h44
Leeds station (LDS)
13:00Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
£791One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
08:084h46
Leeds station (LDS)
12:54Glasgow Central (GLC)
£741One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Glasgow

distanceDistance179 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£63 (€71)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3), CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express

Trains from Leeds to Glasgow cover the 179 miles long route taking on average 4 h 2 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £63, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and East Coast trains Leeds to Glasgow

Buy your official Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and East Coast train tickets between Leeds and Glasgow from £30 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Leeds to Glasgow train information with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 2 min
  • Cheapest Price: £30
  • East Coast frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Leeds to Glasgow

Trains from Leeds to Glasgow are provided by CrossCountry, Virgin East Coast, TransPennine Express, and Northern rail. Some services run directly, but most have one or two changes, at Manchester Picadilly, York, or Edinburgh. Services start very early in the morning, with the first train generally leaving before 6:00 a.m. Trains then leave every 10-40 minutes throughout the day before the last train leaves after 3:30 a.m. Journey times vary but may last between 4 and 5 hours. Trains depart from Leeds Station which is centrally located on Neville Street, and arrive at Glasgow's Queen Street Station in the centre of the city, close to Buchanan Galleries.

FAQs: Leeds to Glasgow train

FAQs: Travel by train from Leeds to Glasgow 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 Leeds to Glasgow.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Glasgow can start from as little as £30 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Leeds to Glasgow is £63; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Leeds to Glasgow train time is 4 h 2 min   covering the 179 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Leeds to Glasgow leaves at 04: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Leeds to Glasgow leaves at 20: 16.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Leeds to Glasgow without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There is 1 direct train from Leeds to Glasgow each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Leeds to Glasgow train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Leeds to Glasgow to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 16.

When departing from Leeds, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Leeds and Yeadon, Leeds Bradford Airport Bus. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your route in train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds, which is located around 0.2 miles (369 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Glasgow from Leeds is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 2 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Leeds to Glasgow is March.
You have options as you can travel from Leeds to Glasgow 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Leeds and Glasgow

Leeds
Glasgow
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds for your trip between Leeds and Glasgow.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express
The major train station for arrivals in Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip to Glasgow from Leeds.
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.

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