Edinburgh to Glasgow

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Cheapest trips from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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5 trains from $18
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5 trains from $20
Fri, Sep 27
5 trains from $20
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Sun
Sep 22
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Mon
Sep 23
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Tue
Sep 24
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$20Scotrail
$5National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Sat
Sep 28
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$6National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$18Scotrail
$6National Express
Mon
Sep 30
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$6National Express
Tue
Oct 1
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$6National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Thu
Oct 3
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$6National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$21Scotrail
$6National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$18Scotrail
$6National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$18Scotrail
$6National Express
Mon
Oct 7
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Tue
Oct 8
$21Scotrail
$6National Express
Wed
Oct 9
$20Scotrail
$5National Express
Thu
Oct 10
$20Scotrail
$5National Express
Fri
Oct 11
$20Scotrail
$5National Express
Sat
Oct 12
$18Scotrail
$5National Express

How to Travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Located just 50 miles apart, it's convenient for travelers in the UK to take either the train or bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow. The fastest direct method of travel is by train with journeys taking less than an hour with ScotRail trains. Bus journeys between the two cities take between 1 hour and 1:40 h depending upon route and transportation company.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€6

1:10 h

1 Day Before

trains

€16

0:49 h

1 Day Before


What is the best way to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

Cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow


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Taking a bus is the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow. Buses traveling from Edinburgh to Glasgow depart from Edinburgh's Elder Street bus station and take at least 1:10 h to arrive at Glasgow's Buchanan bus station. All buses that travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow are operated by National Express with the first bus departing Edinburgh at 5:15 a.m. Approximately 36 buses travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow per day.


Fastest way to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow


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Taking a train is the fastest way to fastest way to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow. Trains traveling from Edinburgh to Glasgow depart from Edinburgh's Waverley train station and take approximately 50 minutes to arrive at Glasgow's Queen Street train station. All trains traveling from Edinburgh to Glasgow are operated by ScotRail with the first train departing Edinburgh at 8:00 a.m. Approximately 10 trains travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow per day.


Most popular way to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow


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Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow. Taking a bus is €10 cheaper on average when compared with taking a train, while only taking 20 minutes longer to arrive in Glasgow. Buses travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow 36 times per day, while trains travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow 10 times per day. Both trains and buses travel from Edinbiurgh to Glasgow directly.


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