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5 trains from £15
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5 trains from £16
Fri, Sep 27
5 trains from £16
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Sun
Sep 22
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£6National Express
Mon
Sep 23
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Sep 24
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Wed
Sep 25
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Thu
Sep 26
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Fri
Sep 27
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Sat
Sep 28
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Sun
Sep 29
£15Scotrail
£6National Express
Mon
Sep 30
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Tue
Oct 1
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Wed
Oct 2
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Thu
Oct 3
£16Scotrail
£5National Express
Fri
Oct 4
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£5National Express
Sat
Oct 5
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Sun
Oct 6
£15Scotrail
£5National Express
Mon
Oct 7
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Tue
Oct 8
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Wed
Oct 9
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Thu
Oct 10
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Fri
Oct 11
£16Scotrail
£4National Express
Sat
Oct 12
£15Scotrail
£4National 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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