Cheap Birmingham to Glasgow train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Birmingham to Glasgow was $107.07. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 3 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $28.86 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Glasgow ? How far is Birmingham to Glasgow ?

The distance between Birmingham to Glasgow is 252.28 miles or 405.91 km. A train trip from Birmingham to Glasgow typically takes 5 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Glasgow faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Virgin Trains. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours to get from Birmingham to Glasgow.

Going from Birmingham to Glasgow by train takes over 5 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Birmingham to Glasgow are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

West Midlands Railway + Connections has the most connections between Birmingham to Glasgow

Typically there are 19 schedules to compare for your trip to Glasgow. On the route to Glasgow 6 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. West Midlands Railway + Connections offers the most scheduled departures between Birmingham to Glasgow, usually offering 8 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Glasgow, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow, which start at $13.64.

Birmingham to Glasgow is served by 6 train carriers

Arriva Trains Wales + Connections

Arriva Trains Wales + Connections train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow start from $141.97, and on average cost $143.12. Daily there are 1 Arriva Trains Wales + Connections schedules to Glasgow. Arriva Trains Wales + Connections in Birmingham leaves from Birmingham International Rail Station, And in Glasgow trains arrive at Glasgow Central,

From Birmingham to Glasgow train travel on Arriva Trains Wales + Connections takes 5 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Glasgow faster, Arriva Trains Wales + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Glasgow on a weekend there is typically one Arriva Trains Wales + Connections scheduled trip per day, which will cost $143.45 for a one-way weekend reservation from Birmingham.

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Avg. Time
5h 27m
Avg. Price
$143.12

Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow start from $22.45, and on average cost $75.29. Daily there are 2 Virgin Trains schedules to Glasgow. Virgin Trains in Birmingham leaves from Birmingham International Rail Station and one other station. And in Glasgow trains arrive at Glasgow Central,

From Birmingham to Glasgow train travel on Virgin Trains takes 4 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Glasgow faster, Virgin Trains offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Virgin Trains offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $64.51 for a one-way train ticket to Glasgow.

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Avg. Time
4h 24m
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$75.29

Virgin Trains + Connections

Virgin Trains + Connections train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow start from $141.95, and on average cost $142.86. Daily there are 4 Virgin Trains + Connections schedules to Glasgow. Virgin Trains + Connections in Birmingham leaves from New St Station and one other station. And in Glasgow trains arrive at Glasgow Central,

From Birmingham to Glasgow train travel on Virgin Trains + Connections takes 4 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Glasgow faster, Virgin Trains + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Virgin Trains + Connections offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $142.93 for a one-way train ticket to Glasgow.

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Avg. Time
4h 35m
Avg. Price
$142.86

West Midlands Railway + Connections

West Midlands Railway + Connections train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow start from $38.10, and on average cost $116.32. Daily there are 8 West Midlands Railway + Connections schedules to Glasgow. West Midlands Railway + Connections in Birmingham leaves from Snow Hill and 3 other stations. And in Glasgow trains arrive at Glasgow Central,

From Birmingham to Glasgow train travel on West Midlands Railway + Connections takes 6 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Glasgow faster, West Midlands Railway + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, West Midlands Railway + Connections offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $111.27 for a one-way train ticket to Glasgow.

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Avg. Time
6h 16m
Avg. Price
$116.32

CrossCountry + Connections

CrossCountry + Connections train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow start from $73.88, and on average cost $130.67. Daily there are 2 CrossCountry + Connections schedules to Glasgow. CrossCountry + Connections in Birmingham leaves from New St Station and one other station. And in Glasgow trains arrive at Glasgow Central,

From Birmingham to Glasgow train travel on CrossCountry + Connections takes 5 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Glasgow faster, CrossCountry + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, CrossCountry + Connections offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $131.20 for a one-way train ticket to Glasgow.

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Avg. Time
5h 49m
Avg. Price
$130.67

CrossCountry

CrossCountry train tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow start from $84.26, and on average cost $103.05. Daily there are 1 CrossCountry schedules to Glasgow. CrossCountry in Birmingham leaves from New St Station, And in Glasgow trains arrive at Glasgow Central,

From Birmingham to Glasgow train travel on CrossCountry takes 6 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Glasgow faster, CrossCountry offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Glasgow on a weekend there is typically one CrossCountry scheduled trip per day, which will cost $121.74 for a one-way weekend reservation from Birmingham.

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Avg. Time
6h 9m
Avg. Price
$103.05
There are 4 different stations that serve train trips to Glasgow that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Birmingham serving this route is New St Station, Birmingham International Rail Station, Snow Hill, Moor St Station.
  • New St Station
  • Birmingham International Rail Station
  • Snow Hill
  • Moor St Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Glasgow from Birmingham., The busiest departure station in Birmingham serving this route is Glasgow Central.
  • Glasgow Central