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The cheapest trains

from Glasgow
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 22

Cheapest

$134

Average

$183

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to London will cost around $ 183 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 134.

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08:00Glasgow Central5h3313:33London Euston
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$1341One-way
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10:00Glasgow Central5h0315:03London Euston
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$1951One-way
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09:40Glasgow Central4h3014:10London Euston
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08:40Glasgow Central4h2813:08London Euston
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08:00Glasgow Central4h5912:59London Euston
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$1951One-way

Train Times

Glasgow to London

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08:00Glasgow Central4h5912:59London Euston
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08:00Glasgow Central5h3313:33London Euston
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08:40Glasgow Central4h2813:08London Euston
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09:40Glasgow Central4h3014:10London Euston
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10:00Glasgow Central5h0315:03London Euston
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Thu
Aug 22
$134Virgin Trains
$51National Express
$79British Airways
Fri
Aug 23
$115Virgin Trains
$53National Express
$97Loganair
Sat
Aug 24
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$43National Express
$138British Airways
Sun
Aug 25
$195First Transpennine Express
$53National Express
$123Loganair
Mon
Aug 26
$144Virgin Trains
$59National Express
$106easyJet
Tue
Aug 27
$136Virgin Trains
$30National Express
$123Loganair
Wed
Aug 28
$63Virgin Trains
$24National Express
$77Loganair
Thu
Aug 29
$63Virgin Trains
$23National Express
$77Loganair
Fri
Aug 30
$94Virgin Trains
$37National Express
$77Loganair
Sat
Aug 31
$60Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$126easyJet
Sun
Sep 1
$191Virgin Trains
$30National Express
$123Loganair
Mon
Sep 2
$63Virgin Trains
$17National Express
$78easyJet
Tue
Sep 3
$63Virgin Trains
$13National Express
$58Loganair
Wed
Sep 4
$51Virgin Trains
$13National Express
$58Loganair
Thu
Sep 5
$63Virgin Trains
$17National Express
$56easyJet
Fri
Sep 6
$73Virgin Trains
$17National Express
$56easyJet
Sat
Sep 7
$51Virgin Trains
$13National Express
$84easyJet
Sun
Sep 8
$58Virgin Trains
$21National Express
$72easyJet
Mon
Sep 9
$63Virgin Trains
$17National Express
$56easyJet
Tue
Sep 10
$63Virgin Trains
$13National Express
$56easyJet

The fastest trains

from Glasgow
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 22

Fastest Journey

4h 28m

Average

4h 54m

Trains per day

5

Distance

555 km

Of the 5 train 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.

These direct train cover the 555 km distance in an average of 4h 54m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h 28m .

The slowest train will take 5h 33m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:40Glasgow Central4h2813:08London Euston
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$1951One-way
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09:40Glasgow Central4h3014:10London Euston
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$1951One-way
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08:00Glasgow Central4h5912:59London Euston
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$1951One-way
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10:00Glasgow Central5h0315:03London Euston
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$1951One-way
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08:00Glasgow Central5h3313:33London Euston
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$1341One-way

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Journey Summary

Glasgow to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 1 minute
Train Ticket Price: $80
Trains depart from:Glasgow
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:555 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, First Transpennine Express

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.

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Best fares for trains from Glasgow to London

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Fri, Aug 23
Train
Virgin Trains
07:004h 59m11:59
GlasgowLondon
Sat, Aug 24
Train
Virgin Trains
07:404h 36m12:16
GlasgowLondon
Fastest Trains from Glasgow to London
Sat, Sep 21
Train
Virgin Trains
08:404h 29m13:09
GlasgowLondon
Tue, Aug 27
Train
Virgin Trains
08:404h 30m13:10
GlasgowLondon
Wed, Sep 25
Train
Virgin Trains
11:404h 30m16:10
GlasgowLondon
Return Train Tickets for London to Glasgow
Fri, Aug 23
Train
Virgin Trains
10:304h 29m14:59
LondonGlasgow
Sat, Aug 24
Train
Virgin Trains
07:124h 47m11:59
LondonGlasgow
Sun, Aug 25
Train
Virgin Trains
08:465h 18m14:04
LondonGlasgow

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Glasgow
London
TrainGlasgow Central

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Argyle

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