Trains from London to Glasgow

Sat, Sep 21
Easy as 1, 2, 3
Choose the cheapest and fastest routes from over 800 official partners
Get there your way
Enjoy travelling by train, bus and flight across Europe
Every time, anywhere
Because your trip doesn't end with a ticket, we’re here for you all the way

The cheapest trains

from London
to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$97

Average

$102

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 $ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 97.

Cheapest
carrier-logo
09:43London Euston5h32 15:15Glasgow Central
0 changes
$971One-way
carrier-logo
09:30London Euston4h29 13:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
$1041One-way
carrier-logo
10:30London Euston4h29 14:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
$1041One-way
carrier-logo
11:30London Euston4h29 15:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
$1041One-way
carrier-logo
08:30London Euston4h29 12:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
$1041One-way

Train Times

London to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, Sep 21
carrier-logo
08:30London Euston4h29 12:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
carrier-logo
09:30London Euston4h29 13:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
carrier-logo
09:43London Euston5h32 15:15Glasgow Central
0 changes
carrier-logo
10:30London Euston4h29 14:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
carrier-logo
11:30London Euston4h29 15:59Glasgow Central
0 changes

Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE

Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Sep 20
$202Virgin Trains
$55National Express
$183Loganair
Sat
Sep 21
$97Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$129easyJet
Sun
Sep 22
$131Virgin Trains
$31National Express
$96easyJet
Mon
Sep 23
$141Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$65British Airways
Tue
Sep 24
$91Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$54Loganair
Wed
Sep 25
$91Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$54Loganair
Thu
Sep 26
$91Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$65British Airways
Fri
Sep 27
$202Virgin Trains
$27National Express
$65British Airways
Sat
Sep 28
$91Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$65British Airways
Sun
Sep 29
$47London North Eastern Railway
$14National Express
$69easyJet
Mon
Sep 30
$113Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$65British Airways
Tue
Oct 1
$91Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$54Loganair
Wed
Oct 2
$91Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$53Loganair
Thu
Oct 3
$91Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$58easyJet
Fri
Oct 4
$74Virgin Trains
$21National Express
$91British Airways
Sat
Oct 5
$65Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$54easyJet
Sun
Oct 6
$65Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$56easyJet
Mon
Oct 7
$91Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$53Loganair
Tue
Oct 8
$91Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$54Loganair
Wed
Oct 9
$62Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$54Loganair
Thu
Oct 10
Find prices
$14National Express
$54Loganair

The fastest trains

from London
to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

4 h 29 m

Average

4 h 41 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

555 km

Of the 5 train that leave London for Glasgow every day 5 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 4 h 41 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 29 m .

The slowest train will take 5 h 32 m 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
carrier-logo
09:30London Euston4h29 13:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
$1041One-way
Fastest
carrier-logo
10:30London Euston4h29 14:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
$1041One-way
Fastest
carrier-logo
11:30London Euston4h29 15:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
$1041One-way
Fastest
carrier-logo
08:30London Euston4h29 12:59Glasgow Central
0 changes
$1041One-way
carrier-logo
09:43London Euston5h32 15:15Glasgow Central
0 changes
$971One-way

These companies trust us.
We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa
train

Journey Summary

London to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 5 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $76
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Glasgow
Distance:555 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, London North Eastern Railway, First Transpennine Express

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Glasgow
TrainLondon Bridge

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLondon Charing Cross

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLondon Euston

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

Amenities

TrainLondon Kings Cross

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
TrainLondon Paddington

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
TrainLondon St Pancras

Amenities

TrainLondon Victoria

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
TrainLondon Waterloo East

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone

We use cookies to provide a better service, analyse user behaviour and to retarget Omio ads on other websites. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out at any time.