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Cheapest trips from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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5 trains from £15
Tomorrow
5 trains from £16
Fri, Jul 19
5 trains from £16
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Thu
Jul 18
£16Scotrail
£6National Express
Fri
Jul 19
£16Scotrail
£6National Express
Sat
Jul 20
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Sun
Jul 21
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Mon
Jul 22
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Jul 23
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Wed
Jul 24
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Thu
Jul 25
£16Scotrail
£6National Express
Fri
Jul 26
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Sat
Jul 27
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Sun
Jul 28
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Mon
Jul 29
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Jul 30
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£4National Express
Wed
Jul 31
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Thu
Aug 1
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Fri
Aug 2
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Sat
Aug 3
£15Scotrail
£4National Express
Sun
Aug 4
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Mon
Aug 5
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Tue
Aug 6
£16Scotrail
£5National Express

General Information About the Journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Located just under 70 kilometres apart, the journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh can be taken by bus or train. Train is often the fastest method for this journey, with a direct service from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley taking just under an hour. Trains on this route are operated by Scotrail, while bus services are provided by National Express.

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Buses from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Local carrier City Bus runs a regular service from Glasgow to Edinburgh, with buses departing Glasgow's Buchanan bus station around every 15 minutes from 4:00 a.m. to midnight. These services terminate at Edinburgh bus station. The journey takes approximately 1 hour 10 minutes. National Express also operates on this route; their bus service leaves Glasgow once an hour from around 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The journey time is just under an hour and half.

Trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Direct trains depart from Glasgow to Edinburgh every 5-10 minutes throughout the day. The journey from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley, the city centre stop, takes between 50 minutes and 1 hour, with four stops along the line. Trains also serve Edinburgh Haymarket, approximately a 40 minute journey from Glasgow Queen Street. Both services are operated by Scotrail. Edinburgh Park is a third popular rail station in Edinburgh, also served by Scotrail trains. The journey takes just under an hour from Glasgow Queen Street, with one change at Edinburgh Haymarket. The first Edinburgh bound trains leave Glasgow at about 6:00 a.m.; the last at 11:00 p.m. daily.

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Best fares from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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Fri, Jul 19
Bus
National Express
17:501h 10m19:00
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Fri, Jul 19
Train
Scotrail
07:00 48m07:48
GlasgowEdinburgh
Sat, Jul 20
Bus
National Express
18:451h 5m19:50
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Fastest Way to Travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Fri, Jul 19
Train
Scotrail
07:00 48m07:48
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Mon, Jul 22
Train
Scotrail
07:15 48m08:03
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Sat, Jul 27
Train
Scotrail
07:00 48m07:48
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Return Journeys from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Fri, Jul 19
Bus
National Express
20:301h 5m21:35
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Fri, Jul 19
Train
Scotrail
07:241h 7m08:31
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Sat, Jul 20
Bus
National Express
08:251h 10m09:35
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Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Glasgow
Edinburgh
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Frequently Asked Questions

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.
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