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5 trains from$ 207
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5 trains from$ 67
Fri, Mar 29
23 trains from$ 67

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Fri
Mar 22
$ 207Virgin Trains
$ 36National Express
$ 201easyJet
Sat
Mar 23
$ 67Virgin Trains
$ 26National Express
$ 98easyJet
Sun
Mar 24
$ 99Virgin Trains
$ 32National Express
$ 80easyJet
Mon
Mar 25
$ 94Virgin Trains
$ 23National Express
$ 65easyJet
Tue
Mar 26
$ 94Virgin Trains
$ 18National Express
$ 65easyJet
Wed
Mar 27
$ 94Virgin Trains
$ 18National Express
$ 65easyJet
Thu
Mar 28
$ 84London North Eastern Railway
$ 23National Express
$ 66British Airways
Fri
Mar 29
$ 67Virgin Trains
$ 32National Express
$ 81easyJet
Sat
Mar 30
$ 47Virgin Trains
$ 32National Express
$ 79British Airways
Sun
Mar 31
$ 78Virgin Trains
$ 30National Express
$ 70easyJet
Mon
Apr 1
$ 67Virgin Trains
$ 29National Express
$ 58easyJet
Tue
Apr 2
$ 67Virgin Trains
$ 28National Express
$ 58easyJet
Wed
Apr 3
$ 67Virgin Trains
$ 25National Express
$ 58easyJet
Thu
Apr 4
$ 99Virgin Trains
$ 28National Express
$ 71easyJet
Fri
Apr 5
$ 99Virgin Trains
$ 29National Express
$ 99easyJet
Sat
Apr 6
$ 78Virgin Trains
$ 27National Express
$ 116easyJet
Sun
Apr 7
$ 67Virgin Trains
$ 29National Express
$ 87easyJet
Mon
Apr 8
$ 94Virgin Trains
$ 31National Express
$ 67British Airways
Tue
Apr 9
$ 78Virgin Trains
$ 28National Express
$ 67British Airways
Wed
Apr 10
$ 67Virgin Trains
$ 28National Express
$ 67British Airways
Thu
Apr 11
$ 44Virgin Trains
$ 28National Express
$ 93British Airways
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Journey Summary

London to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price:$ 78
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Glasgow
Distance:555 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, London North Eastern Railway

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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Sat, Mar 23
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Virgin Trains
08:304h 29m12:59
LondonGlasgow
Fastest Trains from London to Glasgow
Sat, Mar 23
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Virgin Trains
08:304h 29m12:59
LondonGlasgow
Mon, Mar 25
Train
Virgin Trains
10:304h 29m14:59
LondonGlasgow
Tue, Mar 26
Train
Virgin Trains
10:304h 29m14:59
LondonGlasgow
Return Train Tickets for Glasgow to London
Sat, Mar 23
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Virgin Trains
16:404h 53m21:33
GlasgowLondon
Sun, Mar 24
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London North Eastern Railway
18:006h 5m00:05
GlasgowLondon
Mon, Mar 25
Train
Virgin Trains
18:404h 54m23:34
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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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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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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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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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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