Trains from London to Glasgow

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Thu 22 Feb

10:30 14:59
£66
04:29 hrs

Fri 23 Feb

10:30 14:59
£88
04:29 hrs

Sat 24 Feb

14:30 18:59
£30
04:29 hrs

Sun 25 Feb

08:45 14:04
£66
05:19 hrs

Mon 26 Feb

10:30 14:59
£66
04:29 hrs

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London to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration4h 47m
Trains arrive inGlasgow
Trains depart fromLondon
Train Ticket Price£ 48.56
Distance555 km
Train Companies
  • Virgin Trains
  • East Coast

What train companies travel from London to Glasgow

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board Virgin Trains trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Virgin Trains trains?

    Virgin Trains offers Anytime, Off-Peak, Advance, Plusbus, and Season fares. Virgin Trains also offers First Class and Standard Class tickets.


    Advance


    Valid on the time and date shown on ticket.


    Advance 1st Single


    Seat reservations are required.


    This ticket is valid for the date and time shown on your reservation. Please note that not all trains offer first class facilities and this fare does not guarantee that first class accommodation will be available on all legs of the journey for which it is purchased. Ticket is subject to availability.


    Anytime


    No Seat Reservations


    Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Valid for off peak trains, times, and routes on the date shown on the ticket. First class facilities cannot be guaranteed without a reservation for all journey legs, please check availability before you book.


    Super Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Anytime


    Outward or Single: Valid for travel any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Return: Valid for travel any time shown on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy.


    1st Class


    Can be used on any train at any time on the date and route shown on the ticket. Please note, not all trains offer first class facilities and this ticket does not guarantee their availability on the service you travel on.


    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on Virgin trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for Virgin trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on Virgin Trains trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board East Coast trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on East Coast trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on East Coast trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for East Coast trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on East Coast trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    East Coast offers Anytime, Off-Peak, Advance, Plusbus, and Season fares. East Coast also offers First Class and Standard Class tickets.


    Advance


    Valid on the time and date shown on ticket.


    Advance 1st Single


    Seat reservations are required.


    This ticket is valid for the date and time shown on your reservation. Please note that not all trains offer first class facilities and this fare does not guarantee that first class accommodation will be available on all legs of the journey for which it is purchased. Ticket is subject to availability.


    Anytime


    No Seat Reservations


    Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Valid for off peak trains, times, and routes on the date shown on the ticket. First class facilities cannot be guaranteed without a reservation for all journey legs, please check availability before you book.


    Super Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Anytime


    Outward or Single: Valid for travel any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Return: Valid for travel any time shown on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy.


    1st Class


    Can be used on any train at any time on the date and route shown on the ticket. Please note, not all trains offer first class facilities and this ticket does not guarantee their availability on the service you travel on.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board Caledonian Sleeper trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

Trains from London to Glasgow: Journey Details

The largest city in Scotland is easily reached from London by train. There are regular services from Euston Station and King's Cross station in London to Glasgow Central Station. You can find all you need to know about catching the train from London to Glasgow below.


Return journeys for trains from Glasgow to London are also available.

 


Trains from London to Glasgow: Train Operating Companies & Ticket Information






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Which train companies run trains from London to Glasgow?

Depending on the route you take, either Virgin Trains East Coast or Virgin Trains operate the trains running from London to Glasgow.

When are the first and last trains from London to Glasgow? The first direct train from London to Glasgow is at 5:31 a.m and the last London to Glasgow train, the Caledonian Sleeper service, leaves at 11:50 p.m.

How often is the train from London to Glasgow? During the week, trains from London to Glasgow run generally hourly from the early morning well into the late evening, with most trains from London to Glasgow departing from Euston Station, although some journeys begin at King's Cross.

How long is the train from London to Glasgow? Trains from London to Glasgow take around 4 and 30 minutes. Weekday journeys from London to Glasgow on this route are typically direct and require around 4.5 to 6.5 hours to arrive in Glasgow. On Saturday and Sunday the train schedules are relatively unchanged, with departures beginning a little later in the mid-morning.

Are all trains from London to Glasgow direct? While the vast majority of trains available will be direct, some services do have a change and require passengers to transfer trains in Carlisle.

Tips for booking cheap trains from London to Glasgow


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How far in advance to book trains from London to Glasgow? The prices for trains from London to Glasgow tend to increase the closer to your departure date. Ideally to get the cheapest train tickets, try to book 90 days in advance.

How much are train tickets from London to Glasgow? Prices for trains from London to Glasgow differ depending on how far in advance the ticket is booked. The average cost of the train to Glasgow from London is around £51.12.


Trains from London to Glasgow: Station Information and Travel to the city centre






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Where does the train from London to Glasgow depart from? Trains from London to Glasgow will leave from Euston Station and King’s Cross Station, with the vast majority of trains departing from the former station.

Both stations are located in central London and are about a 15-minute walk from one another. Both stations offer ample connections via Transport for London. London Euston Station has an Overground stop and an Underground stop on both branches of the Northern line as well as the Victoria line and is only one stop from King’s Cross.

Other national rail services are available at both stations, as well as a large number of buses and night buses. For international connections, St Pancras International Station is located between the stations at less than a 10-minute walk from either.

Where do the trains from London to Glasgow arrive at? Trains from London to Glasgow will arrive at Glasgow Central Station, the main train station serving the city. Accessing the station can be done via Union Street, where a car drop-off and pick-up point is available as well as a number of buses. Buses can also be found on Hope Street. There is an inter-station bus that runs between Glasgow Central, to Queen Street Station and Buchanan Bus Station available as well from Gordon Street.

Airport buses connecting passengers to Glasgow Airport depart from Waterloo Street at the Hope Street exit. Centrally located, the station is only a few minutes walk to the main shopping area of Argyle Street, which is the main thoroughfare for Glasgow.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Everything you need to know about London Charing Cross train station

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Everything you need to know about London Paddington train station

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Everything you need to know about London Bridge train station

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Everything you need to know about London Victoria train station

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This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11

This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

Everything you need to know about London Euston train station

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  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Kings Cross train station

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  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Liverpool Street train station

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  • WC

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Everything you need to know about Glasgow Central train station

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  • WC

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