Trains from London to Glasgow

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virgin_trains£ 147
east_coast£ 147
east_coast£ 73
virgin_trains£ 73
virgin_trains£ 73
caledonian_sleeper£ 47
virgin_trains£ 68
flybe£ 102
british_airways£ 139
easyjet£ 64
flybe£ 47
flybe£ 42
ryanair£ 29
ryanair£ 42

London to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours, 46 minutes
Trains arrive in:Glasgow
Trains depart from:London
Train Ticket Price:£ 65
Distance:555 Kms
Train Companies:East Coast, Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper

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


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


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


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.

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