The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Glasgow is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 30 m
5 h 54 m
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|Distance||252 miles (406 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$97 (€85)|
|Train frequency||15 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or Scotrail|
Trains from Birmingham to Glasgow cover the 252 miles (406 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or Scotrail. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $97 (€85), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Glasgow Central.
You can travel by train between Birmingham and Glasgow with CrossCountry and ScotRail. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
Are you making plans to travel from Birmingham to Glasgow? Why not take a train with ScotRail? Omio can show you current ScotRail train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Birmingham to Glasgow trains all in one place. On the ScotRail train, you can expect to travel 252 miles (406 km) between Birmingham and Glasgow. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Birmingham and Glasgow, you can quickly see if the ScotRail ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way ScotRail train from Birmingham to Glasgow, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Train information from Birmingham to Glasgow with CrossCountry:
There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. In Glasgow you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Glasgow Central.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Glasgow most often arrive at Glasgow Central and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.
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