Glasgow to Liverpool train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow to Liverpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
11:07AM4h01
Glasgow Central (GLC)
03:08PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1051One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:34AM3h35
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:09PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1051One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
10:34AM3h34
Glasgow Central (GLC)
02:08PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1051One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:13AM3h30
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:43PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1341One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 23
Avanti West Coast
09:34AM3h35
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:09PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
10:13AM3h30
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:43PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:34AM3h34
Glasgow Central (GLC)
02:08PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
11:07AM4h01
Glasgow Central (GLC)
03:08PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m

Average

3 h 40 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

285 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Glasgow for Liverpool every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
10:13AM3h30
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:43PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1341One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:34AM3h34
Glasgow Central (GLC)
02:08PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1051One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:34AM3h35
Glasgow Central (GLC)
01:09PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1051One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
11:07AM4h01
Glasgow Central (GLC)
03:08PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1051One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$80 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Glasgow to Liverpool cover the 177 miles (285 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $29 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $80 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and ScotRail from Glasgow to Liverpool trains

For as little as $29 (€25) you can travel by train from Glasgow to Liverpool with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express and ScotRail. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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.

Train information from Glasgow to Liverpool with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: $29
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 15 a day

FAQs: Trains from Glasgow to Liverpool

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Liverpool 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 to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool can start from as little as $29 (€25) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Liverpool is $80 (€70); 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 to Liverpool train time is 3 h 20 min   covering the 177 mile (285 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Liverpool leaves at 5: 29 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Liverpool leaves at 8: 08 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from Glasgow to Liverpool which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Glasgow to Liverpool, you can count on Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Bus, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Caledonian Sleeper for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Glasgow to Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Glasgow to Liverpool with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Glasgow, you have various train station options to start your route from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your journey in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

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 Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Liverpool from Glasgow is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow to Liverpool by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Liverpool from Glasgow including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Liverpool

Glasgow
Liverpool
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your trip to Liverpool.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Glasgow Central
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.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Glasgow Airport
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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