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Mon
18 Oct
£45First Transpennine Express
£27National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£45First Transpennine Express
£21National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£45First Transpennine Express
£19National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£45First Transpennine Express
£27National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£45First Transpennine Express
£27National Express
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24 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
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25 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£56National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£31Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£53Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
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31 Oct
£53Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
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1 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£17National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£17Avanti West Coast
£17National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£17Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£35First Transpennine Express
£45National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£47Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
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6 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£17National Express

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Train Information from Liverpool to Glasgow

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£48 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Liverpool to Glasgow cover the 177 miles (285 km) long route taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £48, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Liverpool to Glasgow
Travel by train 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
How much do cheap trains between Liverpool and Glasgow cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Liverpool to Glasgow for as little as £40  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Liverpool to Glasgow?
The Liverpool to Glasgow train ticket price is on average £48  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance from Liverpool to Glasgow via train?
You should expect to travel around 177 miles (285 km)  from Liverpool to Glasgow by train.
What is the average Liverpool to Glasgow train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (285 km) to Glasgow from Liverpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Liverpool to Glasgow is on average 3 h 19 min.
Which train station from Liverpool to Glasgow do I depart from? Which Glasgow train station from Liverpool do I arrive in?

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 journey in train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).

Omio customers book a train from Liverpool Lime Street   to Glasgow Central   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Liverpool located? Where is the arrival train station in Glasgow located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Liverpool to Glasgow?
When taking a train from Liverpool to Glasgow, you can count on Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Glasgow. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Liverpool to Glasgow and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any Liverpool to Glasgow direct trains?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Liverpool to Glasgow. You can look to travel with First Transpennine Express  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many trains per day are there to Glasgow from Liverpool?
The average number of trains departing Liverpool for Glasgow is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Liverpool to Glasgow? When does the last train depart from Liverpool to Glasgow?
The earliest train departing from Liverpool to Glasgow leaves at 07: 12. The last train departing from Liverpool to Glasgow leaves at 10: 36. You can find the latest Liverpool to Glasgow train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Liverpool Glasgow train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Liverpool to Glasgow to cost on average £48 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Liverpool to Glasgow train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38
Connections to/from station
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
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)