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Train Information from London to Glasgow

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£102 (€113)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti 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 4 h 31 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 journey for as low as £77, but the average price of train tickets is £102. 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Glasgow
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London 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.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London 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.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London 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.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London 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.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>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.
London Waterloo East
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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.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176