London to Glasgow train

Cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£85

Average

£110

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.

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15:30London Euston4h31 20:01Glasgow Central
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£851One-way
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14:30London Euston4h47 19:17Glasgow Central
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12:30London Euston4h41 17:11Glasgow Central
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£851One-way
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13:30London Euston4h30 18:00Glasgow Central
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£851One-way
11:00London Kings Cross5h37 16:37Glasgow Queen Street
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£881One-way

Train schedule London to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
08:00London Kings Cross5h37 13:37Glasgow Queen Street
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08:30London Euston4h34 13:04Glasgow Central
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09:30London Euston4h32 14:02Glasgow Central
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10:00London Kings Cross5h38 15:38Glasgow Queen Street
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10:30London Euston4h46 15:16Glasgow Central
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11:00London Kings Cross5h37 16:37Glasgow Queen Street
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11:30London Euston4h30 16:00Glasgow Central
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12:30London Euston4h41 17:11Glasgow Central
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13:30London Euston4h30 18:00Glasgow Central
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14:30London Euston4h47 19:17Glasgow Central
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15:30London Euston4h31 20:01Glasgow Central
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15:30London Kings Cross5h56 21:26Glasgow Central
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Fastest train times from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

4 h 58 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

555 km

Of the 12 trains that leave London for Glasgow every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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11:30London Euston4h30 16:00Glasgow Central
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£1181One-way
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13:30London Euston4h30 18:00Glasgow Central
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15:30London Euston4h31 20:01Glasgow Central
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09:30London Euston4h32 14:02Glasgow Central
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08:30London Euston4h34 13:04Glasgow Central
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Overview: Train from London to Glasgow

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Lumo, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from London to Glasgow cover the 344 miles (555 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 46 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Lumo, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £91, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £69. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains London to Glasgow

You can travel by train between London and Glasgow with CrossCountry for as low as £69. 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 London and Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking to travel by train to Glasgow from London? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the London to Glasgow train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Glasgow from London, you can expect to travel 344 miles (555 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains to Glasgow from London in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Glasgow from London. Book that perfect London to Glasgow train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

    Trains from London to Glasgow

    Passengers will be happy to know that a train from London to Glasgow runs frequently throughout the day. The average duration for a trip is approximately 4h 45min. Otherwise, trains can range from 4h 29min to 5h 40min. This duration can differ depending on a number of factors, specifically what time of day that you choose to travel.

    London to Glasgow Train Time: Daily Departures

    Passengers looking for a journey, specifically to Glasgow from London, will find a total of 19 trains running per day. In addition, there are approximately 1-2 trains running every 2h. The first train departs at 5:31 a.m. with a duration of 5h 6min and the last train departs at 7:10 a.m. with a duration of 4h 56min. This last departing travel is also due to arrive at 12:06 a.m. To accompany passengers on this duration to Glasgow, a passenger will find a selection of useful onboard services on their trip.

    How long is the journey by train from London to Glasgow?

    Passengers onboard a train to Glasgow from London will find that a journey will vary from 4h 29min to 5h 40min when travelling by the train provider, Avanti West Coast. All of their trains offer direct routes with no need for any possible changes along your journey. You can expect the duration of your train to differ depending on when you choose to travel. Duration can increase during peak hours of the day, including rush hour travel.

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    What are the departure and arrival stations from London to Glasgow?

    Departure train station: If you are looking for a train to Glasgow from London then you will always find that your train will depart from one of London’s main railway stations, London Euston. This railway station is located in Camden, London and is the UK’s busiest inter-city railway. The station is just 2 miles (3.2 km) from central London. The journey via public transport will take just 10min. Simply take the Northern Line train towards Kennington and depart at Charing Cross Station. The journey is then just a 3min walk.

    Arrival train station: Your arriving airport in Glasgow that will serve all of your trains from London is the main station of Glasgow, Glasgow Central Station. This train station serves all of Glasgow and is well located with lots of good facilities. The station is located directly within the city centre and is just steps away from the buzzing city centre of Glasgow. The facilities in Glasgow’s station include ticket machines, showers, baby changing facilities, and more.

    Which train companies travel from London to Glasgow?

    Passengers who are looking for trains to Glasgow from London will always find that their trip will be with the leading train provider, Avanti West Coast. This company is the only provider which travels from London to Glasgow. A passenger will find that the duration of the trip can vary from 4h 29min to 5h 40min. This duration can vary depending on what time of day that you choose to travel. Avanti West Coast offers great onboard service as well as the offering of great onboard facilities within the price of your ticket. All trains will depart from London Euston Station and will reach Glasgow Central Station.

    London North East Railway London to Glasgow

    Most LNER services from London to Glasgow operate on Saturdays and Sundays, at regular intervals throughout the day. LNER journeys from London to Glasgow usually take a little longer than Avanti West Coast services, and often require at least one change. 

    Avanti West Coast trains from London to Glasgow

    If you have a ticket to Glasgow with Avanti West Coast then you’ll find a frequent, efficient, and punctual service that runs per day. Passengers can find 1-2 trains running every 2h. The provider does not travel via a strict schedule but travel with Avanti West Coach is still reliable and frequent. In addition, all passengers can benefit from the eco-friendly use of an e-ticket. These tickets, also known as mobile tickets, can be shown on any electronic device of your choosing. Omio makes electronic tickets easy by storing all of your future tickets in your Omio account and makes them easy to file.

    To Glasgow by train – travel tips

    Visitors, tourists, and residents alike will find a large selection of ways to accompany you on your trip to Glasgow. In addition, there’s also a lot to do and see throughout your trip that are intriguing to everyone, no matter if you’re travelling with children or with friends.

    Glasgow is gifted with the top and leading venues like the top bars, clubs, and restaurants. Some of the top and most popular clubs in Glasgow include Sub Club, La Cheetah Club, Popworld Glasgow, Buff Club, Kokomo Glasgow, The Shimmy Club, Bamboo, Club Tropicana & Venga, and more.

    Alternatively, someone should consider visiting some of the top attractions and landmarks in Glasgow. Just some of the top options include Glasgow Cathedral, Riverside Museum, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Science Centre, National Museum of Rural Life, M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park, Paisley Museum & Art Gallery, Ashton Lane, Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, Centre for Contemporary Arts, and much more. No matter how you choose to spend your time in Glasgow, you’ll be quickly anticipating your return and Glasgow will be waiting to have you.

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    Train from London to Glasgow

    Services on Board

    • Trains to Glasgow with Avanti West Coast will mean that you’re a customer with a company with great service, as well as useful and good onboard facilities. A passenger can choose from either first-class or standard class tickets. Whilst both tickets have good offerings, those who choose a first-class ticket with Avanti West Coast include first-class lounge access, complimentary food and drink services, free Wi-Fi, plug sockets to charge all of your electronic devices, free onboard entertainment, and more. If you are travelling with a passenger with reduced mobility access, then expect great service from staff who will help you around the station and onboard the train.

    • All assistance must be booked in advance to guarantee availability. These passengers will also find priority seating, wheelchair accessibility, as well as much more. Passengers will also be happy to know that pets are highly welcomed onto the train. At no extra charge, a passenger can take 2 domestic pets onboard, as long as company rules are followed. Those who are planning on bringing luggage onboard will not be able to exceed the limit of 30 x 70 x 90 cm in size.

    How to find cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow?

    • Those who are looking for a cheap train to Glasgow can do so from the number of money-saving tips that allow passengers to find the best budget-friendly fares for their trip. A passenger will be happy to know that these tips are easy and will have you facing new low-cost fares within a matter of minutes. Before booking your trip from London to Glasgow, consider altering the dates of your trip. By altering a trip search by just a few days could mean that you are facing a better rate of fares than your normal search. In addition, it is common that certain days of the week could increase the cost of your ticket. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are the most common days within the week that are likely to make your ticket cost more in price. Alternatively, people can search for their booking for weeks and months in advance to make sure that they’re not facing last-minute prices.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Glasgow.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow for as low as £69  for the next 7 days.
    The London to Glasgow train ticket price is on average £91  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    The train distance from London to Glasgow is around 344 miles (555 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 344 miles (555 km) between London and Glasgow can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Glasgow is on average 4 h 46 min.

    There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Glasgow you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Glasgow Central.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Glasgow, called Glasgow Central, is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from its city centre.

    For the best London to Glasgow train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway, Lumo, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between London and Glasgow to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 14 direct trains per day from London to Glasgow. You can look to travel with Avanti West Coast  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.
    On average, there are 14 trains a day from London to Glasgow. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from London to Glasgow at 07: 00   or take the last train from London to Glasgow leaving at 22: 50. Look for the latest London Glasgow train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    You can find a train between London and Glasgow to cost on average £91 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 London to Glasgow train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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