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4 trains from£ 158
Tomorrow
24 trains from£ 76
Fri, Mar 29
23 trains from£ 71

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Sun
Mar 24
£ 158Virgin Trains
£ 41National Express
£ 72easyJet
Mon
Mar 25
£ 76Virgin Trains
£ 19National Express
£ 48British Airways
Tue
Mar 26
£ 71Virgin Trains
£ 17National Express
£ 53easyJet
Wed
Mar 27
£ 72Virgin Trains
£ 17National Express
£ 53easyJet
Thu
Mar 28
£ 71Virgin Trains
£ 19National Express
£ 56easyJet
Fri
Mar 29
£ 71Virgin Trains
£ 24National Express
£ 75easyJet
Sat
Mar 30
£ 49Virgin Trains
£ 25National Express
£ 59British Airways
Sun
Mar 31
£ 60Virgin Trains
£ 24National Express
£ 53easyJet
Mon
Apr 1
£ 51Virgin Trains
£ 23National Express
£ 49British Airways
Tue
Apr 2
£ 76Virgin Trains
£ 21National Express
£ 46easyJet
Wed
Apr 3
£ 76Virgin Trains
£ 21National Express
£ 46easyJet
Thu
Apr 4
£ 64London North Eastern Railway
£ 22National Express
£ 49easyJet
Fri
Apr 5
£ 76Virgin Trains
£ 23National Express
£ 68easyJet
Sat
Apr 6
£ 60Virgin Trains
£ 21National Express
£ 83easyJet
Sun
Apr 7
£ 51Virgin Trains
£ 24National Express
£ 77easyJet
Mon
Apr 8
£ 51Virgin Trains
£ 24National Express
£ 49British Airways
Tue
Apr 9
£ 71Virgin Trains
£ 24National Express
£ 49British Airways
Wed
Apr 10
£ 51Virgin Trains
£ 21National Express
£ 49British Airways
Thu
Apr 11
£ 51Virgin Trains
£ 21National Express
£ 69British Airways
Fri
Apr 12
£ 49Virgin Trains
£ 24National Express
£ 106easyJet
Sat
Apr 13
£ 49Virgin Trains
£ 24National Express
£ 98easyJet
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Journey Summary

London to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price:£ 63
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Glasgow
Distance:555 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, London North Eastern Railway

Trains from London to Glasgow: Journey Details

The largest city in Scotland is easily reached from London by train. There are regular services from Euston Station and King's Cross station in London to Glasgow Central Station. You can find all you need to know about catching the train from London to Glasgow below.


Return journeys for trains from Glasgow to London are also available.

 


Trains from London to Glasgow: Train Operating Companies & Ticket Information






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Which train companies run trains from London to Glasgow?

Depending on the route you take, either Virgin Trains East Coast or Virgin Trains operate the trains running from London to Glasgow.

When are the first and last trains from London to Glasgow? The first direct train from London to Glasgow is at 5:31 a.m and the last London to Glasgow train, the Caledonian Sleeper service, leaves at 11:50 p.m.

How often is the train from London to Glasgow? During the week, trains from London to Glasgow run generally hourly from the early morning well into the late evening, with most trains from London to Glasgow departing from Euston Station, although some journeys begin at King's Cross.

How long is the train from London to Glasgow? Trains from London to Glasgow take around 4 and 30 minutes. Weekday journeys from London to Glasgow on this route are typically direct and require around 4.5 to 6.5 hours to arrive in Glasgow. On Saturday and Sunday the train schedules are relatively unchanged, with departures beginning a little later in the mid-morning.

Are all trains from London to Glasgow direct? While the vast majority of trains available will be direct, some services do have a change and require passengers to transfer trains in Carlisle.

Tips for booking cheap trains from London to Glasgow


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How far in advance to book trains from London to Glasgow? The prices for trains from London to Glasgow tend to increase the closer to your departure date. Ideally to get the cheapest train tickets, try to book 90 days in advance.

How much are train tickets from London to Glasgow? Prices for trains from London to Glasgow differ depending on how far in advance the ticket is booked. The average cost of the train to Glasgow from London is around £51.12.


Trains from London to Glasgow: Station Information and Travel to the city centre






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Where does the train from London to Glasgow depart from? Trains from London to Glasgow will leave from Euston Station and King’s Cross Station, with the vast majority of trains departing from the former station.

Both stations are located in central London and are about a 15-minute walk from one another. Both stations offer ample connections via Transport for London. London Euston Station has an Overground stop and an Underground stop on both branches of the Northern line as well as the Victoria line and is only one stop from King’s Cross.

Other national rail services are available at both stations, as well as a large number of buses and night buses. For international connections, St Pancras International Station is located between the stations at less than a 10-minute walk from either.

Where do the trains from London to Glasgow arrive at? Trains from London to Glasgow will arrive at Glasgow Central Station, the main train station serving the city. Accessing the station can be done via Union Street, where a car drop-off and pick-up point is available as well as a number of buses. Buses can also be found on Hope Street. There is an inter-station bus that runs between Glasgow Central, to Queen Street Station and Buchanan Bus Station available as well from Gordon Street.

Airport buses connecting passengers to Glasgow Airport depart from Waterloo Street at the Hope Street exit. Centrally located, the station is only a few minutes walk to the main shopping area of Argyle Street, which is the main thoroughfare for Glasgow.

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Best fares for trains from London to Glasgow

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Fri, Mar 29
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05:315h 7m10:38
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Sat, Mar 30
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13:435h 32m19:15
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Fastest Trains from London to Glasgow
Tue, Mar 26
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Virgin Trains
10:304h 29m14:59
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Wed, Mar 27
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10:304h 29m14:59
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Thu, Mar 28
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10:304h 29m14:59
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Return Train Tickets for Glasgow to London
Mon, Mar 25
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08:005h 33m13:33
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Tue, Mar 26
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08:005h 33m13:33
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Wed, Mar 27
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Virgin Trains
18:404h 54m23:34
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Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Glasgow
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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