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Journey details

Best price 7.40£
Journey duration 1 h 9 min
Connections per day 198
First departure: 05:45
Last departure: 23:53
Distance 67km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Glasgow to Edinburgh , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies take you from Glasgow to Edinburgh by train?

Among all virail partners, you will also be able to travel with Nationalrail, serving the train route between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much is the cheapest train ticket from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

The average price of train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh is of 13,73 £. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh can be around 9,55 £.

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Trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh


Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.

If the train timetable doesn't fit in your schedule or budget, bus and carpooling can provide you some time and price alternatives, without substantially changing the duration of the journey.

Which stations do the trains to Edinburgh leave from?

The trains to Edinburgh leave Glasgow from Glasgow Central [ GLC ] and arrive in Edimburgh.

How long to you need to get to Edinburgh by train?

The first train to Edinburgh leaves at 06:12, whereas the last one at 19:12. On average, the journey lasts 1 hour and 1 minute, but with the fastest connections you will be in Edinburgh in 59 minutes.

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