Train from Glasgow to London

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Cheapest

94

Average

117

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

Cheapest
10:33AMGlasgow Central5h20 03:53PMLondon Euston
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941One-way
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09:30AMGlasgow Central5h14 02:44PMLondon Euston
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941One-way
08:34AMGlasgow Central5h05 01:39PMLondon Euston
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1011One-way
10:00AMGlasgow Queen Street5h39 03:39PMLondon Kings Cross
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1381One-way
10:30AMGlasgow Queen Street5h20 03:50PMLondon Kings Cross
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1381One-way

Train schedule from Glasgow to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, December 10
08:34AMGlasgow Central5h05 01:39PMLondon Euston
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08:45AMGlasgow Queen Street5h54 02:39PMLondon Kings Cross
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09:30AMGlasgow Central5h14 02:44PMLondon Euston
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10:00AMGlasgow Queen Street5h39 03:39PMLondon Kings Cross
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10:30AMGlasgow Queen Street5h20 03:50PMLondon Kings Cross
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10:33AMGlasgow Central5h20 03:53PMLondon Euston
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Fastest train times from Glasgow to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Fastest Journey

5 h 5 m

Average

5 h 25 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

555 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Glasgow for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:34AMGlasgow Central5h05 01:39PMLondon Euston
0 transfers
1011One-way
09:30AMGlasgow Central5h14 02:44PMLondon Euston
0 transfers
941One-way
10:30AMGlasgow Queen Street5h20 03:50PMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
1381One-way
10:33AMGlasgow Central5h20 03:53PMLondon Euston
0 transfers
941One-way
10:00AMGlasgow Queen Street5h39 03:39PMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
1381One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to London

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$208 (€185)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper, Avanti West Coast, Lumo, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Glasgow to London cover the 344 miles (555 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 1 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper, Avanti West Coast, Lumo, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $208 (€185), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry from Glasgow to London trains

Find the best trip from Glasgow to London with Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Northern Rail (3)
CrossCountry

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys from Glasgow to London. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Glasgow to London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    Looking to travel by train to London from Glasgow? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Glasgow to London train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Glasgow to London, you can expect to travel 344 miles (555 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains between Glasgow and London in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to London from Glasgow. Book that perfect Glasgow to London train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

      Trains from Glasgow to London

      Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Glasgow to London are operated by Virgin Trains, with a direct journey taking approximately 4.5 hours. Ten trains a day depart between around 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Other trains depart during the day with a slightly longer journey time and involve a connection at Crewe Station. Trains between Glasgow and London operate less frequently on weekends.

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      Glasgow to London Train Cost

      Average prices for trains from Glasgow to London when you book in advance

      Booking Period

      Average Price

      Same Day

      €164

      1 Day in Advance

      €100

      1 Week in Advance

      €97

      2 Weeks in Advance

      €83

      1 Month in Advance

      €78

      3 Months in Advance

      €47

      Glasgow to London Trains: General Information


      Travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets from Glasgow to London by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

      • autobus All Glasgow to London trains are run by Virgin Trains.
      • autobus All trains are direct, depart from Glasgow's Center train stations and arrive at London's Euston train station.
      • autobus The Glasgow to London train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 30 minutes to arrive in London.
      • autobus Most travelers book their Glasgow to London train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.




      Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Glasgow to London trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

      • It is 39% cheaper to book a Glasgow to London train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
      • It is 41% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
      • Finally, Glasgow to London train costs are 52% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

      Taking the Train from Glasgow

      Trains from Glasgow to London depart from Glasgow Central Station which is located on the banks of the River Clyde and is within walking distance of the city center. The nearest underground station is across the river at Bridge Street Station. Glasgow has a large and efficient local train network, and frequent city bus routes operated by First Glasgow. Buses serve the suburbs and surrounding villages, and a taxi rank is located at the station.

      Getting into London by Train

      Trains from Glasgow to London arrive at London Euston Station in the Camden district of the city. Attractions within walking distance include Regents Park Zoo, Camden Market and the Canal Museum on Regents Canal. Euston Station has good transport links with the rest of the city, and attractions such as the Tower of London, London Eye and Buckingham Palace, as well as museums and galleries. Regional trains from Euston cover the South East of England, while Circle, Hammersmith and City, and Metropolitan underground lines stop at Euston Square Station. Frequent bus services to all parts of the capital are operated by Arriva London, London Central buses and Metroline. London has a regular night bus service and taxi ranks are located outside Euston Station.

      Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to London

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to London 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 London.
      FAQs
      Train tickets from Glasgow to London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $1 (€1)  one way in the next 7 days.
      If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to London train price to come in at an average of $208 (€185)  one way.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Glasgow to London by train to be approximately 344 miles (555 km).
      The train time from Glasgow to London is on average 6 h 1 min  for the 344 miles (555 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Glasgow and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      When departing from Glasgow, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). When arriving in London, you can end your trip in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

      Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

      The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Glasgow Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Glasgow.

      The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of London.

      If you're looking for trains from Glasgow to London, you can rely on Northern Rail, Caledonian Sleeper, Avanti West Coast, Lumo, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Glasgow to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      Yes, there are 14 direct trains per day from Glasgow to London, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Avanti West Coast  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
      The average number of trains departing Glasgow for London is 14 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest train for this trip departs from Glasgow at 11: 40 PM. The last train leaves from Glasgow at 11: 40 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Glasgow to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to London from Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $208 (€185) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Glasgow to London a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and London

      Glasgow
      London
      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 London.
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      ParkingParking
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      TaxisTaxis
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      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.
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      ParkingParking
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      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
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      WifiWifi
      ShoppingShopping
      ParkingParking
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      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
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      WifiWifi
      ShoppingShopping
      ParkingParking
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      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
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      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      Public transit options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road

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