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Cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Glasgow is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
11:00AM5h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
04:59PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
$1741One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:16AM6h01
London Euston (EUS)
03:17PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$1831One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:30AM4h32
London Euston (EUS)
02:02PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$1831One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:30AM4h30
London Euston (EUS)
03:00PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$1831One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:00AM6h00
London Kings Cross (KGX)
02:00PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
$1981One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from London to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
London North Eastern Railway
08:00AM6h00
London Kings Cross (KGX)
02:00PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:30AM4h34
London Euston (EUS)
01:04PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:16AM6h01
London Euston (EUS)
03:17PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:30AM4h32
London Euston (EUS)
02:02PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:30AM4h30
London Euston (EUS)
03:00PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
11:00AM5h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
04:59PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

5 h 16 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

555 km

Of the 6 trains 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.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
10:30AM4h30
London Euston (EUS)
03:00PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$1831One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:30AM4h32
London Euston (EUS)
02:02PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$1831One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:30AM4h34
London Euston (EUS)
01:04PMGlasgow Central (GLC)
$2881One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
11:00AM5h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
04:59PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
$1741One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
08:00AM6h00
London Kings Cross (KGX)
02:00PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
$1981One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from London to Glasgow

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$143 (€123)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, East Coast, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from London to Glasgow cover the 344 miles (555 km) long route taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, East Coast, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $67 (€58), but the average price of train tickets is $143 (€123). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, East Coast and Lumo from London to Glasgow trains

Travel to Glasgow from London from $67 (€58) with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains, East Coast and Lumo! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Lumo are an open access operator launched in 2021 owned by FirstGroup providing train travel from London to Scotland and the North-East of England. It runs between London and Edinburgh along the East Coast Main Line. Lumo trains offer 100% electric travel along with amenities like comforable seating, free WiFi & their LumoEats at-seat catering in their single Standard Class. Lumo offered two ticket types their advance tickets LumoFixed which are only valid on the date and train booked but are exchangeable prior to departure and their Anytime tickets which can be used on any Lumo train on the date of your ticket.

Lumo from London to Glasgow train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $88

FAQs: Trains from London to Glasgow

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Glasgow.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow can start from as little as $67 (€58) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Glasgow is $143 (€123); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between London and Glasgow is on average 4 h 30 min   for the 344 mile (555 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Glasgow from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Glasgow leaves at 4: 48 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Glasgow leaves at 11: 45 PM.
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day from London to Glasgow with Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the London to Glasgow train with Virgin Trains, East Coast, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between London and Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from London to Glasgow with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your trip from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your journey in train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Glasgow from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Glasgow by train is April.
You have options as you can travel from London to Glasgow 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Glasgow

London
Glasgow
The major railway station for departures from London is London Euston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Euston for your journey to Glasgow from London.
Amenities at station
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
The major train station for arrivals in Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey to Glasgow from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.

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