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Best price £ 40
Journey duration 5 h 30 min
Connections per day 22
First departure 08:03
Last departure 18:08
Distance 252.3 mi

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Do you know the best way to get from Glasgow to Birmingham? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much do train tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham cost?

The prices for train tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham will cost £ 15.16. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 82.48. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Trains from Glasgow to Birmingham

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

In order to get from Glasgow to Birmingham faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Glasgow and Birmingham will complete the journey in 3 h 57 min. On average, it will take you about 6 h 17 min to travel the 252.9 mi between Glasgow and Birmingham.

What time are the departures from Glasgow to Birmingham?

The first journey of the day departs from Glasgow at 05:28. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 18:08. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Glasgow and Birmingham. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Glasgow to Birmingham?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Glasgow and Birmingham. You can start your journey in Glasgow at stations such as Glasgow Central [ GLC ], Glasgow Central and Queens Park (Glasgow). These connect to stations including Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Snow Hill in Birmingham. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Glasgow to Birmingham.

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

The route from Glasgow to Birmingham is served by providers including Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast and CrossCountry. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 190 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Glasgow 31.5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Glasgow to Birmingham, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 30.5 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.