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The cheapest Trains

from London
to Glasgow

Cheapest

$113

Average

$159

Showing times and prices for May 28

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

The average ticket from London to Glasgow will cost around $ 159 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 113.

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11:30London Euston4h 29m 15:59Glasgow Central
$113
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$1131One-way
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10:30London Euston4h 29m 14:59Glasgow Central
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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09:43London Euston5h 32m 15:15Glasgow Central
$141
1One-way
$1411One-way
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09:30London Euston4h 29m 13:59Glasgow Central
$201
1One-way
$2011One-way
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08:30London Euston4h 29m 12:59Glasgow Central
$225
1One-way
$2251One-way

Train Times

London to Glasgow

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08:30London Euston4h2912:59Glasgow Central
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Mon
May 27
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$40National Express
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Tue
May 28
$113Virgin Trains
$27National Express
$76British Airways
Wed
May 29
$96Virgin Trains
$22National Express
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Thu
May 30
$96Virgin Trains
$25National Express
$63British Airways
Fri
May 31
$113Virgin Trains
$37National Express
$63British Airways
Sat
Jun 1
$82London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$63British Airways
Sun
Jun 2
$101London North Eastern Railway
$37National Express
$68easyJet
Mon
Jun 3
$91Virgin Trains
$25National Express
$63British Airways
Tue
Jun 4
$91Virgin Trains
$21National Express
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Wed
Jun 5
$91Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$60easyJet
Thu
Jun 6
$91Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$64easyJet
Fri
Jun 7
$96Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$95easyJet
Sat
Jun 8
$65Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$92easyJet
Sun
Jun 9
$82London North Eastern Railway
$22National Express
$74TAM Airlines
Mon
Jun 10
$91Virgin Trains
$22National Express
$55TAM Airlines
Tue
Jun 11
$76Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$54easyJet
Wed
Jun 12
$76Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$60easyJet
Thu
Jun 13
$91Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$63British Airways
Fri
Jun 14
$113Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$88easyJet
Sat
Jun 15
$65Virgin Trains
$18National Express
$63British Airways
Sun
Jun 16
$76Virgin Trains
$14National Express
$74TAM Airlines

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The fastest trains

from London
to Glasgow

Fastest Journey

4h 29m

Average

4h 41m

train per day

5

Distance

555 km

Showing times and prices for May 28

Of the 5 trains 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 trains cover the 555 km distance in an average of 4h 41m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4h 29m .

The slowest trains will take 5h 32m 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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11:30London Euston4h 29m 15:59Glasgow Central
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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09:30London Euston4h 29m 13:59Glasgow Central
$201
1One-way
$2011One-way
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08:30London Euston4h 29m 12:59Glasgow Central
$225
1One-way
$2251One-way
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10:30London Euston4h 29m 14:59Glasgow Central
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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09:43London Euston5h 32m 15:15Glasgow Central
$141
1One-way
$1411One-way
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Journey Summary

London to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 6 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $91
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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Fri, May 31
Train
Virgin Trains
08:435h 32m14:15
LondonGlasgow
Sat, Jun 1
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London North Eastern Railway
07:005h 30m12:30
LondonGlasgow
Fastest Trains from London to Glasgow
Wed, May 29
Train
Virgin Trains
09:304h 29m13:59
LondonGlasgow
Thu, May 30
Train
Virgin Trains
10:304h 29m14:59
LondonGlasgow
Mon, Jun 3
Train
Virgin Trains
09:304h 29m13:59
LondonGlasgow
Return Train Tickets for Glasgow to London
Wed, May 29
Train
Virgin Trains
07:005h 33m12:33
GlasgowLondon
Thu, May 30
Train
Virgin Trains
07:005h 33m12:33
GlasgowLondon
Fri, May 31
Train
Virgin Trains
07:004h 59m11:59
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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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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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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