Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for Apr 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

59 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

67 km

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to start from $22 with an average ticket price of $22.

The fastest train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to takes 59m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 10m and covers a distance of 67 km.

15 trains that leave Glasgow Central (GLC) for every day with 7 travelling directly.

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Scotrail
09:00AM1h02
Glasgow Central (GLC)
10:02AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$221One-way
0 transfers
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Scotrail
10:45AM0h59
Glasgow Central (GLC)
11:44AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$221One-way
1 transfer
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Scotrail
10:15AM1h04
Glasgow Central (GLC)
11:19AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$221One-way
1 transfer
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Scotrail
09:30AM1h07
Glasgow Central (GLC)
10:37AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$221One-way
1 transfer
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Scotrail
10:00AM1h03
Glasgow Central (GLC)
11:03AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$221One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

distanceDistance42 miles (67 km)
durationAverage train duration59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 42 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 42 miles (67 km) long journey taking on average 59 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $21 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: ScotRail, CrossCountry and East Coast from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) trains

For as little as $16 (€14) you can travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with ScotRail, CrossCountry and East Coast. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

ScotRail from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train information:

  • Average Duration: 59 min
  • Cheapest Price: $21
  • ScotRail frequency: 49 a day

FAQs: Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as $16 (€14) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is $21 (€18); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train time is 59 min   covering the 42 mile (67 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 7: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 11: 10 PM.
There are 50 trains a day from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) which require at least one change with ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train with ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 10 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) including taking a train or bus.

Trains departing from 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.

Trains arriving to Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

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