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Cheapest trips from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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Today
5 trains from $18
Tomorrow
5 trains from $20
Fri, Jul 26
5 trains from $20
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Wed
Jul 24
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$7National Express
Thu
Jul 25
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Fri
Jul 26
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Sat
Jul 27
$18Scotrail
$6National Express
Sun
Jul 28
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Mon
Jul 29
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Tue
Jul 30
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Wed
Jul 31
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Thu
Aug 1
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Fri
Aug 2
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Sat
Aug 3
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Sun
Aug 4
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Mon
Aug 5
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Tue
Aug 6
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Wed
Aug 7
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Thu
Aug 8
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Fri
Aug 9
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Sat
Aug 10
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Sun
Aug 11
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Mon
Aug 12
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Tue
Aug 13
$20Scotrail
$6National 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.

Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow | Buses from Edinburgh to Glasgow | Return trips from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Edinburgh to Glasgow Travel Comparison

Average Price

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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Best fares from Edinburgh to Glasgow

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
National Express
20:301h 5m21:35
EdinburghGlasgow
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Scotrail
07:241h 7m08:31
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Sat, Jul 27
Bus
National Express
20:301h 5m21:35
EdinburghGlasgow
Fastest Way to Travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Tue, Jul 30
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
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Wed, Jul 31
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
EdinburghGlasgow
Thu, Aug 1
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
EdinburghGlasgow
Return Journeys from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
National Express
19:551h 5m21:00
GlasgowEdinburgh
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Scotrail
07:171h 34m08:51
GlasgowEdinburgh
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
National Express
18:451h 5m19:50
GlasgowEdinburgh

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Edinburgh
Glasgow
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus 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.
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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.

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