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Overview: Train from Reading to Glasgow

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£124 (€139)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Reading to Glasgow cover the 332 miles (535 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 48 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £124, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £122. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Travel Tips

Trains from Reading 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 Reading to Glasgow.
How much do cheap train tickets to Glasgow from Reading cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Glasgow from Reading for as little as £122  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Reading to Glasgow cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Reading and Glasgow is £124  one way.
What is the distance from Reading to Glasgow via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Glasgow from Reading via train to be approximately 332 miles (535 km).
How many hours does it take from Reading to Glasgow by train?
The train time to Glasgow from Reading is on average 5 h 48 min  for the 332 miles (535 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Reading to Glasgow by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Reading to Glasgow train leave from? Which Glasgow train station do I come into from Reading?

There are a few train stations in Reading to start your trip from including Reading, Reading West and Reading. 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 Reading   and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Where is the departure train station in Reading located? Where is the arrival train station in Glasgow located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Reading and need to travel around 0.2 miles (268 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Glasgow most often arrive at Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0.5 miles (757 m) from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies offer a service between Reading and Glasgow?
For the journey from Reading to Glasgow you can take a train with Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Reading and Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Glasgow from Reading a day?
The average number of trains departing Reading for Glasgow is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Reading and Glasgow to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Reading to Glasgow is on average £124 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Glasgow from Reading available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your journey to Glasgow.