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5 trains from $18
Tomorrow
5 trains from $18
Fri, May 31
5 trains from $21
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Sat
May 25
$18Scotrail
$8National Express
Sun
May 26
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Mon
May 27
$18Scotrail
$4National Express
Tue
May 28
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Wed
May 29
$20Scotrail
$4National Express
Thu
May 30
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Fri
May 31
$21Scotrail
$4National Express
Sat
Jun 1
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Sun
Jun 2
$18Scotrail
$4National Express
Mon
Jun 3
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Tue
Jun 4
$20Scotrail
$4National Express
Wed
Jun 5
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Thu
Jun 6
$20Scotrail
$4National Express
Fri
Jun 7
$20Scotrail
$7National Express
Sat
Jun 8
$18Scotrail
$4National Express
Sun
Jun 9
$18Scotrail
$7National Express
Mon
Jun 10
$20Scotrail
$4National Express
Tue
Jun 11
$20Scotrail
$6National Express
Wed
Jun 12
$20Scotrail
$4National Express
Thu
Jun 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

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Sun, May 26
Bus
National Express
08:251h 10m09:35
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Sun, May 26
Train
Scotrail
07:00 54m07:54
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Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
08:251h 10m09:35
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Fastest Way to Travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Sat, Jun 15
Train
Scotrail
07:15 48m08:03
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Wed, May 29
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
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Wed, Jun 5
Train
Scotrail
07:15 49m08:04
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Return Journeys from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Sun, May 26
Bus
National Express
18:451h 5m19:50
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Sun, May 26
Train
Scotrail
07:451h 23m09:08
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Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
17:351h 10m18:45
GlasgowEdinburgh
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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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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