Cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow

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Cheapest

£76

Average

£93

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 London to Glasgow will cost around £ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 76.

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08:00London Kings Cross5h37 13:37Glasgow Queen Street
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£761One-way
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11:00London Kings Cross5h36 16:36Glasgow Queen Street
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£761One-way
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12:00London Kings Cross5h37 17:37Glasgow Queen Street
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£761One-way
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09:30London Kings Cross5h59 15:29Glasgow Queen Street
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£761One-way
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13:00London Kings Cross5h37 18:37Glasgow Queen Street
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£761One-way

Train schedule London to Glasgow

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08:00London Kings Cross5h37 13:37Glasgow Queen Street
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08:10London Euston4h53 13:03Glasgow Central
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09:00London Kings Cross5h32 14:32Glasgow Queen Street
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09:10London Euston4h52 14:02Glasgow Central
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09:30London Kings Cross5h59 15:29Glasgow Queen Street
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10:00London Kings Cross5h38 15:38Glasgow Queen Street
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11:00London Kings Cross5h36 16:36Glasgow Queen Street
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11:10London Euston4h49 15:59Glasgow Central
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12:00London Kings Cross5h37 17:37Glasgow Queen Street
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12:10London Euston5h01 17:11Glasgow Central
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13:00London Kings Cross5h37 18:37Glasgow Queen Street
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13:11London Euston4h50 18:01Glasgow Central
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21 Jan
£76London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£51easyJet
Sat
22 Jan
£59London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
£51easyJet
Sun
23 Jan
£82Avanti West Coast
£10Flixbus
£47easyJet
Mon
24 Jan
£59London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£41easyJet
Tue
25 Jan
£49London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£41easyJet
Wed
26 Jan
£48London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£41easyJet
Thu
27 Jan
£49London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
£43easyJet
Fri
28 Jan
£76London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£49easyJet
Sat
29 Jan
£63London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£38easyJet
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30 Jan
£59London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£35easyJet
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31 Jan
£59London North Eastern Railway
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1 Feb
£35London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£35easyJet
Wed
2 Feb
£40London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£33easyJet
Thu
3 Feb
£44London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£33easyJet
Fri
4 Feb
£76London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£33easyJet
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5 Feb
£55Avanti West Coast
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£33easyJet
Sun
6 Feb
£64Avanti West Coast
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£31easyJet
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7 Feb
£54London North Eastern Railway
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8 Feb
£40London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
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£12National Express
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Fastest train times from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Fastest Journey

4 h 49 m

Average

5 h 20 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

555 km

Of the 12 trains that leave London for Glasgow every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 555 km distance in an average of 5 h 20 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 49 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 59 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.

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11:10London Euston4h49 15:59Glasgow Central
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£1201One-way
13:11London Euston4h50 18:01Glasgow Central
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£1201One-way
09:10London Euston4h52 14:02Glasgow Central
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£1071One-way
08:10London Euston4h53 13:03Glasgow Central
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£951One-way
12:10London Euston5h01 17:11Glasgow Central
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£1201One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Glasgow

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from London to Glasgow cover the 344 miles (555 km) long route taking on average 5 h 32 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £48, but the average price of train tickets is £61. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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.

London Vibes. Source: Shutterstock

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

How much does a cheap train from London to Glasgow cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Glasgow from London for the next 7 days starting from £48  one way.

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

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Glasgow train price to come in at an average of £61  one way.

How far is it from London to Glasgow by train?

The distance to Glasgow from London by train is approximately 344 miles (555 km).

How many hours does it take from London to Glasgow by train?

On average the London to Glasgow train time is 5 h 32 min  covering the 344 miles (555 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What station does the London to Glasgow train leave from? Which Glasgow train station do I come into from London?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Glasgow, your train can arrive in train stations including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Glasgow Central.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Glasgow Central, is located 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre of Glasgow.

Which train companies can take me from London to Glasgow?

For the trip from London to Glasgow you can take a train with Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between London and Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Are there any London to Glasgow direct trains?

Yes, there are 12 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.

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

On average, there are 12 trains a day from London to Glasgow. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from London to Glasgow? When is the last train from London to Glasgow?

The earliest train departing from London to Glasgow leaves at 08: 00. The last train departing from London to Glasgow leaves at 12: 00. You can find the latest London to Glasgow train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between London and Glasgow to get the best deals?

If you book London to Glasgow train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £61. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Glasgow from London. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Glasgow
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Glasgow.
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Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139