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Best price £ 13.20
Journey duration 1 h 42 min
Connections per day 81
First departure 06:33
Last departure 23:09
Distance 41.6 mi

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Edinburgh to Glasgow. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

The cheapest train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow cost £ 0.07. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 15.10 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Edinburgh to Glasgow.

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Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow

How long does the journey from Edinburgh to Glasgow take by train?

The journey between Edinburgh and Glasgow by train usually takes 1 h 36 min to cover a distance of 41.6 mi. The shortest journey from Edinburgh to Glasgow will take you 42 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Glasgow quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Edinburgh to Glasgow, which usually leaves at 05:19. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:09. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Edinburgh from the following stations: Edinburgh [ EDB ], Edinburgh and Edinburgh Park. Arriving at Glasgow, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Glasgow Queen Street [ GLQ ], Glasgow Central [ GLC ], High Street (Glasgow), Charing Cross (Glasgow), Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central and Exhibition Centre (Glasgow). Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Glasgow.

How many times a day do journeys run from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

The route from Edinburgh to Glasgow is served by providers including Nationalrail, ScotRail, CrossCountry and London North Eastern Railway. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 292 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Edinburgh 125 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Edinburgh to Glasgow, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 23 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 102 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.