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Train Information from Zurich to Glasgow

distanceDistance800 miles (1290 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Zurich to Glasgow cover the 800 miles (1290 km) long trip taking on average 26 h 22 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Zurich and Glasgow?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Glasgow, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Glasgow, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Glasgow before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Glasgow, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Glasgow?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Glasgow?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/15/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Glasgow.

What is the distance from Zurich to Glasgow by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Zurich to Glasgow by train to be approximately 800 miles (1290 km).
What is the Zurich to Glasgow train travel time?
The train time from Zurich to Glasgow is on average 26 h 22 min  for the 800 miles (1290 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Glasgow from Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Zurich to Glasgow depart from? Which Glasgow train station do I come into from Zurich?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Glasgow you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Glasgow include Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Glasgow Central.

Where is the departure train station in Zurich located? Where is the arrival train station in Glasgow located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Zürich HB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Zurich.

The most popular arrival train station, Glasgow Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Glasgow.

How many train services per day are there to Glasgow from Zurich?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Glasgow is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Glasgow
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your trip to Glasgow.