Reading to Glasgow train

Cheap train tickets from Reading to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£99

Average

£140

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.

Avanti West Coast
10:17Reading5h42 15:59Glasgow
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£991One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:22Reading6h49 16:11Glasgow
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£1141One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:13Reading7h03 18:16Glasgow
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£1291One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:13Reading6h46 15:59Glasgow
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£1321One-way
Cross Country
10:15Reading6h25 16:40Glasgow
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£1321One-way

Train schedule Reading to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 30 May
London North Eastern Railway
07:20Reading7h09 14:29Glasgow
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Avanti West Coast
08:13Reading6h46 14:59Glasgow
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Avanti West Coast
09:13Reading6h46 15:59Glasgow
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Cross Country
09:15Reading6h26 15:41Glasgow
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Avanti West Coast
09:22Reading6h49 16:11Glasgow
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Cross Country
10:15Reading6h25 16:40Glasgow
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Avanti West Coast
10:17Reading5h42 15:59Glasgow
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London North Eastern Railway
10:34Reading7h03 17:37Glasgow
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Avanti West Coast
11:13Reading7h03 18:16Glasgow
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Fastest train times from Reading to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 42 m

Average

6 h 41 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

536 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Reading for Glasgow every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
10:17Reading5h42 15:59Glasgow
0 changes
£991One-way
Cross Country
10:15Reading6h25 16:40Glasgow
0 changes
£1321One-way
Cross Country
09:15Reading6h26 15:41Glasgow
0 changes
£2431One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:13Reading6h46 15:59Glasgow
0 changes
£1321One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:13Reading6h46 14:59Glasgow
0 changes
£1331One-way

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Overview: Train from Reading to Glasgow

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£130 (€146)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCaledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Reading to Glasgow cover the 332 miles (535 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 42 min with our travel partners like Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £130, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £130. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Reading to Glasgow

CrossCountry trains will get you between Reading and Glasgow from £130. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Reading and Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Reading - Glasgow train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Reading to Glasgow, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Reading to Glasgow trip. You can expect to travel around 332 miles (535 km) to Glasgow from Reading on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets between Reading and Glasgow starting as low as £130 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: £130

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.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Reading to Glasgow for some dates and times for as low as £130  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Glasgow from Reading is £130  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Reading and Glasgow via train to be approximately 332 miles (535 km).
While the time it takes to travel 332 miles (535 km) to Glasgow from Reading can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Reading to Glasgow is on average 5 h 42 min.

When taking a train from Reading, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Reading, Reading West and Reading. 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 Reading   to Glasgow Central.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

Take the Reading to Glasgow train with Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Reading to Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Reading to Glasgow. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Reading to Glasgow, the first train leaves at 07: 10. If you prefer late night trains from Reading to Glasgow, the last train of the day leaves at 14: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Reading to Glasgow times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy a train ticket from Reading to Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £130 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Glasgow from Reading are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Reading
Glasgow
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.

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