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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from London to Glasgow?

Lowest Price€77.44
Fastest Train4h 32m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from London to Glasgow right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from London to Glasgow?

In the last month, €77.44 was the average price of a train ticket from London, LND to Glasgow, GLG. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from London to Glasgow?

The distance between London and Glasgow is approximately 345 miles, or 555 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 32 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from London to Glasgow are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs London at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from London to Glasgow?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 7 of these are direct connections to Glasgow. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Glasgow to London. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from London to Glasgow for €38.12.

Which train should you take from London to Glasgow?

2 train services operate from London, London, City of to Glasgow, Glasgow City. Avanti West Coast usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Avanti West Coast75h 4m€64.45
Avanti West Coast + Connections16h 23m€168.44

Where is the train station in London?

There is one train station in London:

  • London Euston

Where is the train station in Glasgow?

Glasgow has one train station:

  • Glasgow Central

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