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The cheapest trains

from London
to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

$101

Average

$187

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 London to Glasgow will cost around $ 187 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 101.

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18:00London Kings Cross5h4823:48Glasgow Queen Street
1 change
$1011One-way
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17:00London Kings Cross5h1522:15Glasgow Queen Street
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$1811One-way
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10:03London Kings Cross5h4315:46Glasgow Queen Street
1 change
$1811One-way
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18:37London Euston5h3300:10Glasgow Central
0 changes
$2011One-way
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10:00London Kings Cross5h1515:15Glasgow Queen Street
1 change
$2011One-way

Train Times

London to Glasgow

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08:47London Euston6h1715:04Glasgow Central
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09:00London Kings Cross5h1414:14Glasgow Queen Street
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09:46London Euston6h2016:06Glasgow Central
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10:00London Kings Cross5h1515:15Glasgow Queen Street
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10:03London Kings Cross5h4315:46Glasgow Queen Street
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17:00London Kings Cross5h1522:15Glasgow Queen Street
0 changes
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17:37London Euston5h3023:07Glasgow Central
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18:00London Kings Cross5h4823:48Glasgow Queen Street
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18:37London Euston5h3300:10Glasgow Central
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18:57London Euston5h3100:28Glasgow Central
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sat
Jul 20
$201London North Eastern Railway
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$270British Airways
Sun
Jul 21
$181London North Eastern Railway
$55National Express
$142Loganair
Mon
Jul 22
$121London North Eastern Railway
$52National Express
$142Loganair
Tue
Jul 23
$101London North Eastern Railway
$37National Express
$142Loganair
Wed
Jul 24
$101London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$115Loganair
Thu
Jul 25
$121London North Eastern Railway
$40National Express
$182Loganair
Fri
Jul 26
$146London North Eastern Railway
$40National Express
$142Loganair
Sat
Jul 27
$101London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$223easyJet
Sun
Jul 28
$101London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$121easyJet
Mon
Jul 29
$121London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$106easyJet
Tue
Jul 30
$101London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express
$85British Airways
Wed
Jul 31
$101London North Eastern Railway
$25National Express
$95Loganair
Thu
Aug 1
$121London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$110easyJet
Fri
Aug 2
$121London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$141easyJet
Sat
Aug 3
$96Virgin Trains
$25National Express
$175British Airways
Sun
Aug 4
$101London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express
$115Loganair
Mon
Aug 5
$96Virgin Trains
$27National Express
$95Loganair
Tue
Aug 6
$76Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$72British Airways
Wed
Aug 7
$76Virgin Trains
$55National Express
$75Loganair
Thu
Aug 8
$60Virgin Trains
$25National Express
$96British Airways
Fri
Aug 9
$91Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$115Loganair

The fastest trains

from London
to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

5h 14m

Average

5h 38m

Trains per day

10

Distance

555 km

Of the 10 train that leave London for Glasgow every day 4 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 5h 38m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 5h 14m .

The slowest train will take 6h 20m 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.

Fastest
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09:00London Kings Cross5h1414:14Glasgow Queen Street
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$2011One-way
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10:00London Kings Cross5h1515:15Glasgow Queen Street
1 change
$2011One-way
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17:00London Kings Cross5h1522:15Glasgow Queen Street
1 change
$1811One-way
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17:37London Euston5h3023:07Glasgow Central
0 changes
$2011One-way
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18:57London Euston5h3100:28Glasgow Central
1 change
$2011One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 4 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $92
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Glasgow
Distance:555 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, Virgin Trains

Trains from London to Glasgow

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in the UK. During the week, trains from London to Glasgow run generally hourly from the early morning well into the late evening, with most trains departing from Euston Station, although some journeys begin at King's Cross. Weekday London to Glasgow trains are typically direct and require around 4.5 to 5.5 hours to arrive in Glasgow. On Saturday and Sunday London to Glasgow train schedules are relatively unchanged, with departures beginning a little later in the mid-morning. While the vast majority of London to Glasgow trains available will be direct, some trains do have a change and require passengers to transfer in Carlisle. London to Glasgow trains run along the West Coast Main Line, and are operated by Virgin Trains.



London to Glasgow Trains: General Information


While it may be cheaper to book a bus ticket from London to Glasgow, the train offers a more comfortable alternative. Travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.


  • All London to Glasgow trains are run by Virgin Trains.
  • Most London to Glasgow trains are direct, depart from London Euston station and arrive at Glasgow's Central train station.
  • Most travelers book their London to Glasgow train tickets 1 day ahead of time of the travel date.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Glasgow depart mostly from Euston Station with a few leaving from King’s Cross Station. Both stations are located in central London and are about a 15-minute walk from one another. Both stations offer ample connections via Transport for London (TfL).
London Euston Station has an Overground stop and an Underground stop on both branches of the Northern line as well as the Victoria line and is only one stop from King’s Cross.
London King’s Cross Station is located on the Bank Branch of the Northern Line, the Victoria Line, the Piccadilly Line, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and Circle lines of the London Underground. Other national rail services are available at both stations, as well as a large number of buses and night buses.
For international connections, St Pancras International Station is located between the stations at less than a 10-minute walk from either.

Getting into Glasgow By Train

Glasgow is an old industrial city that has grown into an eclectic creative center. The city is practically overflowing with art - with a great amount of the city's art being found in the city's buildings themselves. Glasgow Central Station is an architectural sight to see with the large glass bridge located above Argyle Street. Trains from London will arrive here as the station is the main one serving the city. Accessing the station can be done via Union Street. Buses can also be found on Hope Street. There is an inter-station bus that runs between Glasgow Central, to Queen Street Station and Buchanan Bus Station available as well from Gordon Street. Airport buses connecting passengers to Glasgow Airport depart from Waterloo Street at the Hope Street exit. Centrally located, the station is only a few minutes walk to the main shopping area of Argyle Street, which is the main thoroughfare for Glasgow.

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Best fares for trains from London to Glasgow

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Mon, Jul 22
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:005h 12m13:12
LondonGlasgow
Tue, Jul 23
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London North Eastern Railway
08:005h 12m13:12
LondonGlasgow
Wed, Jul 24
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:005h 12m13:12
LondonGlasgow
Fastest Trains from London to Glasgow
Mon, Aug 5
Train
Virgin Trains
09:304h 29m13:59
LondonGlasgow
Tue, Aug 6
Train
Virgin Trains
10:304h 29m14:59
LondonGlasgow
Wed, Aug 7
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Virgin Trains
09:304h 29m13:59
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Return Train Tickets for Glasgow to London
Mon, Jul 22
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:005h 39m12:39
GlasgowLondon
Tue, Jul 23
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:305h 21m13:51
GlasgowLondon
Wed, Jul 24
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:305h 19m12:49
GlasgowLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Glasgow
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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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 Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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