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Train Information to Glasgow from Zurich

distanceDistance800 miles (1290 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Zurich to Glasgow cover the 800 miles (1290 km) long trip taking on average 26 h 22 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Zurich and Glasgow?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Glasgow, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Glasgow, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 18/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Glasgow as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Glasgow, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Glasgow is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Glasgow restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Glasgow?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Glasgow closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Zurich to Glasgow?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Glasgow from Zurich via train to be approximately 800 miles (1290 km).
How long is the train journey to Glasgow from Zurich?
The train time to Glasgow from Zurich is on average 26 h 22 min  for the 800 miles (1290 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Zurich and Glasgow by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Zurich to Glasgow, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Glasgow do I arrive in?

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your route in train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).

Omio customers book a train from Zürich HB   to Glasgow Central   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Zurich to go to Glasgow? Where is the train station in Glasgow located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

How many trains per day are there to Glasgow from Zurich?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Zurich to Glasgow. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Glasgow
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to Glasgow.