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Cheap train tickets and times from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 32 m

Average

5 h 12 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

406 km

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to start from $68 with an average ticket price of $119.

The fastest train from Birmingham to takes 4h 32m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 12m and covers a distance of 406 km.

4 trains that leave Birmingham for every day with It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Glasgow without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:07AM4h55
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
02:02PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$681One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:16AM6h01
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
03:17PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$761One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM4h32
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:39PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$1651One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
09:16AM5h23
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
02:39PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$1691One-way
3 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Glasgow

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$159 (€139)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry or Bus

Trains from Birmingham to Glasgow cover the 252 miles (406 km) long route taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry or Bus. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $57 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $159 (€139). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and CrossCountry from Birmingham to Glasgow trains

Travel from Birmingham to Glasgow from $57 (€50) with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Birmingham to Glasgow train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $57
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 9 a day

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Glasgow

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Glasgow 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 to Glasgow.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow can start from as little as $57 (€50) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Glasgow is $159 (€139); 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 to Glasgow train travel time is 4 h 5 min   for the 252 mile (406 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Glasgow leaves at 5: 03 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Glasgow leaves at 7: 07 PM.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day from Birmingham to Glasgow with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Birmingham to Glasgow train with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry or Bus. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Birmingham and Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 07 PM.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your journey in train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street.

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.

A trip to Glasgow from Birmingham is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Glasgow by train is March.
You have options as you can travel to Glasgow from Birmingham 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Glasgow

Birmingham
Glasgow
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Glasgow.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
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.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transit options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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