Liverpool to Glasgow train

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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Transpennine Express
08:194h23
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:42Glasgow Central (GLC)
£511One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:444h24
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:08Glasgow Central (GLC)
£521One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:044h04
Moorfields (MRF)
13:08Glasgow Central (GLC)
£521One-way
2 changes
Transpennine Express
08:123h18
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
11:30Glasgow Central (GLC)
£541One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:393h22
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
£791One-way
1 change

Train timetableLiverpool to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 April
Transpennine Express
08:123h18
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
11:30Glasgow Central (GLC)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:194h23
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:42Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:393h22
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:443h58
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:42Glasgow Central (GLC)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:444h24
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:08Glasgow Central (GLC)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:044h04
Moorfields (MRF)
13:08Glasgow Central (GLC)
2 changes

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Train times from Liverpool to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 18 m

Average

3 h 54 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

285 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Liverpool for Glasgow every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:123h18
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
11:30Glasgow Central (GLC)
£541One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:393h22
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:01Glasgow Central (GLC)
£791One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:443h58
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:42Glasgow Central (GLC)
£901One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:044h04
Moorfields (MRF)
13:08Glasgow Central (GLC)
£521One-way
2 changes
Transpennine Express
08:194h23
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:42Glasgow Central (GLC)
£511One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Glasgow

distanceDistance177 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£50 (€55)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, ScotRail or Bus

Trains from Liverpool to Glasgow cover the 177 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 18 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, ScotRail or Bus. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £50, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast trains Liverpool to Glasgow

Travel between Liverpool and Glasgow from £16 with Omio’s train partners TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    Trains from Liverpool to Glasgow

    There are no direct trains from Liverpool to Glasgow, but frequent indirect connections. The earliest option is a Northern rail departure a little after 3:30 a. m. connecting to a TransPennine Express train at Manchester Piccadilly. During the day there at least two services hourly, with Northern rail departures connecting to Virgin trains routes at Wigan North-Western. The final departure is at 8:30 p.m. Journey times range from three hours and 30 minutes to four hours.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Liverpool to Glasgow?

    Departure Station: Liverpool Lime Street station is located on the east side of the city centre. Local Merseyrail services offer regional connections. Roe Street bus station is within five minutes walk. Taxis are available from ranks on Skelhorne Street and Lord Nelson Street.

    Arrival Station: Glasgow Central station is situated in the city centre, with regular bus connections from nearby stops on Hope Street and Union Street. The St Enoch Subway station is about five minutes walk away. Taxis are available from the rank at the Gordon Street entrance.

    FAQs: Liverpool to Glasgow train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Glasgow.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Glasgow can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Glasgow is £50; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The average journey time by train from Liverpool to Glasgow is 3 h 18 min   to travel the 177 mile long journey, with around there are 2 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Liverpool to Glasgow leaves at 05: 43. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Liverpool to Glasgow leaves at 20: 39.
    There are 2 trains a day from Liverpool to Glasgow which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, ScotRail or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    For the trip from Liverpool to Glasgow you can take a train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, ScotRail or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Liverpool to Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 39.

    When departing from Liverpool, you have various train station options to start your route from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your trip in train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Airport.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (731 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.

    The cheapest month to travel from Liverpool to Glasgow by train is October.
    You have options as you can travel from Liverpool to Glasgow 2 different ways: train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Glasgow

    Liverpool
    Glasgow
    Liverpool Lime Street is the most popular Liverpool 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 Liverpool for your journey to Glasgow.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
    Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
    Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
    Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
    Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Liverpool Central
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 1515551111
    Public transport options for Liverpool South Parkway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stand 4, located in the main concourse area
    Liverpool Lime Street, Central, James Street or MoorfieldsAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Liverpool, John Lennon Airport
    Liverpool, Sandhills Station (stop A)Accessibility
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