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The cheapest trains

from London
to Glasgow

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Cheapest

£161

Average

£165

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Glasgow will cost around £ 165 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 161.

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Train Times

London to Glasgow

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£76Loganair
Mon
Aug 19
£161Virgin Trains
£32National Express
£77British Airways
Tue
Aug 20
£77Virgin Trains
£25National Express
£68British Airways
Wed
Aug 21
£77Virgin Trains
£36National Express
£79easyJet
Thu
Aug 22
£77Virgin Trains
£30National Express
£77British Airways
Fri
Aug 23
£158Virgin Trains
£36National Express
£113Loganair
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Aug 24
£90Virgin Trains
£20National Express
£94British Airways
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Aug 25
£143Virgin Trains
£30National Express
£60Loganair
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Aug 26
£90Virgin Trains
£32National Express
£57easyJet
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Aug 27
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£19National Express
£43Loganair
Wed
Aug 28
£73Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£43Loganair
Thu
Aug 29
£73Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£56easyJet
Fri
Aug 30
£73Virgin Trains
£18National Express
£62British Airways
Sat
Aug 31
£52Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£62British Airways
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Sep 1
£66London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£55easyJet
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Sep 2
£48Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£46easyJet
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Sep 3
£52Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£43Loganair
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Sep 4
£50Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£43Loganair
Thu
Sep 5
£73Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£51easyJet
Fri
Sep 6
£77Virgin Trains
£16National Express
£76Loganair
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Sep 7
£50Virgin Trains
£11National Express
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The fastest trains

from London
to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Fastest Journey

4h 29m

Average

4h 41m

Trains per day

5

Distance

555 km

Of the 5 train 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 train cover the 555 km distance in an average of 4h 41m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h 29m .

The slowest train will take 5h 32m 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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Journey Summary

London to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 2 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £76
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Glasgow
Distance:555 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, London North Eastern Railway

Trains from London to Glasgow

Travellers planning a trip to Scotland's largest city from London can take daily direct trains on the West Coast Main Line. This route allows passengers to reach Glasgow in around four hours and 30 minutes. Departure times range from very early morning services from London Euston to early evening connections. Overnight trains are provided by Caledonian Sleeper services to Glasgow Central six night a week.

Which train companies travel from London to Glasgow?

Virgin Trains offers daily direct trains from London Euston to Glasgow Central on the West Coast Main Line. Caledonian Sleeper trains operate direct overnight services to Glasgow. Indirect connections include London North Eastern Railway services from London King's Cross with a change to Scotrail services at Edinburgh Waverley.

How long is the train from London to Glasgow?

Virgin Trains direct services to Glasgow Central offer the fastest option for the 390-mile route north from London, with the quickest trains taking four hours and 29 minutes. Most Virgin services take up to 15 minutes longer, although some stopping services take an hour longer. Caledonian Sleeper overnight trains take seven hours and 32 minutes to reach Glasgow.

How many trains are there from London to Glasgow?

Virgin Trains schedules offer departures from London Euston to Glasgow Central at least every hour throughout the day, with a first service early in the morning and a final train from Euston in mid-evening. Sunday schedules feature fewer direct services and journey times of over five hours. The Caledonian Sleeper service operates from Sunday-Friday (with two trains on Sundays), with departures a little before midnight.

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

Departure train station: Trains depart from London Euston or King's Cross. Euston Station is located on the northern side of central London, with its own bus terminus and Tube station. King's Cross is a short walk to the east, served by city bus stops on Euston Road and Underground trains on six lines. Both stations have a wide choice of restaurants and cafes, gift shops, food supermarkets and free WiFi.

Arrival train station: Passengers will arrive at Glasgow Central. Central Station is in the heart of the city, with public transport links available from bus stops on Union Street and Subway trains from St. Enoch. The concourse has a pub, pharmacy, food shops and taxi ranks.

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07:005h 33m12:33
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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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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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