Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing times and prices for May 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 11 m

Average

4 h 31 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

406 km

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to start from $79 with an average ticket price of $95.

The fastest train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to takes 4h 11m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 31m and covers a distance of 406 km.

3 trains that leave Birmingham New Street (BHM) for every day with 3 travelling directly.

Avanti West Coast
11:07AM4h11
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
03:18PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$791One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:07AM4h18
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
01:25PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$991One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
02:07PM5h04
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
07:11PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$1061One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$88 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express

Trains from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) cover the 252 miles (406 km) long route taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $88 (€76), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) trains

You can travel by train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express for as low as $30 (€26). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $624
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) can start from as little as $20 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is $88 (€76); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train time is 4 h 5 min   covering the 252 mile (406 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 6: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 7: 07 PM.
There are 10 trains a day from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 07 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Glasgow Central (GLC) by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Birmingham New Street (BHM) and Glasgow Central (GLC) including taking a bus, train or flight.

Trains departing from Birmingham New Street

Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
1.7 miles (2.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Birmingham International Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Dining
Dining
All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | British Rental Car
Information Desk
Information Desk
In the middle of the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

Trains arriving to Glasgow Central

Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Glasgow International Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take the 500 Airport Express shuttle bus, running every 10 minutes directly to the airport. The journey lasts about 20 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
There is an ATM machine located on the concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis can be located on Gordon Street.
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage storage facilities are located near Platform 1 operated by Excess Baggage Co.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Krispy Kreme | Gordon St Coffee | Starbucks | Upper Crust | The Beer House | Patisserie Valerie | Alston Bar & Beef
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
There is a customer service center in the station located next to the ticket office.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station via elevators and ramps for train access. There are also escalators.

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