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Glasgow to Leeds by train

The journey from Glasgow to Leeds by train is 179.22 mi and takes 4 hrs 44 mins. There are 25 connections per day, with the first departure at 04:28 and the last at 20:08. It is possible to travel from Glasgow to Leeds by train for as little as £28.87 or as much as £108.69. The best price for this journey is £28.87.

Lowest Price£28.87
Journey Duration4 hrs 44 mins
Connection per Day25
Lowest Price£28.87
Highest Price£108.69
First Departure04:28
Last Departure20:08
Distance179.22 mi
DepartureGlasgow
ArrivalLeeds
CarriersAvanti West Coast, ScotRailMore

Glasgow to Leeds Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Glasgow to Leeds?

When you're traveling from Glasgow to Leeds, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £58.76. You might be able to find prices as low as £28.87, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Glasgow to Leeds, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £58.76. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

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

The distance between Glasgow and Leeds is approximately 179.22 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 44 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Glasgow and Leeds is around 179.22 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 hrs 44 mins. However, the fastest routes between Glasgow and Leeds take 3 hrs 57 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

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

You will be able to leave Glasgow by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Leeds. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Glasgow or in Leeds, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Glasgow to Leeds?

If you want to get from Glasgow to Leeds, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 25 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Glasgow and Leeds. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 25 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Glasgow to Leeds. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Leeds
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Leeds.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Glasgow to Leeds, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Glasgow to Leeds.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Leeds

The cheapest Glasgow - Leeds train tickets can be found for as low as £17.03 if you’re lucky, or £52.17 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £118.03.

Find the best day to travel to Leeds by train

When travelling to Leeds by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates intercity services on the "East Coast Main Line" between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. It was formed in 2018 as a result of the UK government's decision to terminate the franchise of Virgin Trains East Coast. LNER is owned by the Department for Transport and managed by the operator of the East Coast Partnership, a joint venture between infrastructure company Network Rail and train operator FirstGroup. LNER operates a fleet of electric and diesel trains, including the Azuma, which is the fastest train in the UK.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

ScotRail is a train operating company that provides passenger rail services throughout Scotland. It is a subsidiary of Abellio, a Dutch state-owned transportation company. ScotRail provides a connection between Glasgow and Edinburgh, allowing travelers to easily explore the scenic Scottish East Coast and Highlands. Additionally, a range of destinations including Aberdeen, Inverness, and Stirling can be discovered through ScotRail's services.

The Welsh Government owns the non-profit organization Transport for Wales. It is responsible for the procurement and management of passenger rail services in Wales, as well as the development of the Welsh rail network. The company was established in 2018, taking over from Arriva Trains Wales, and operates services across Wales and the Borders. Transport for Wales is a great choice for your journeys within Wales, such as Cardiff to Aberdare or Newport to Swansea, or for your trips in England, like Manchester to Chester or Birmingham to Shrewsbury, and even for your travel between England and Wales.

Services on board Avanti West Coast, ScotRail and Northern Rail from Glasgow to Leeds
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Glasgow to Leeds CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
20.19kg
Bus
21.63kg
Flight
57.69kg
Car
46.15kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Glasgow to Leeds by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Glasgow and Leeds are 20.19kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Glasgow and Leeds? By taking the train between Glasgow and Leeds you will save 37.5kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.44kg compared to a bus and 25.96kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Glasgow to Leeds?
A train ticket from Glasgow to Leeds is £58.76. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £28.87.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Glasgow to Leeds?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Glasgow to Leeds is £28.87. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Glasgow and Leeds by train?
Glasgow to Leeds is 179.22 mi.
How long does the train between Glasgow and Leeds take?
Glasgow to Leeds is on average 4 hrs 44 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 57 mins.
Which companies operate from Glasgow to Leeds?
The train journey from Glasgow to Leeds is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, Northern Rail, Lumo, CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway, Transport for Wales and TransPennine Express.
How many train connections per day go from Glasgow to Leeds?
Glasgow to Leeds has 25 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Glasgow to Leeds leave?
The earliest train from Glasgow to Leeds departs at 04:28. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Glasgow to Leeds depart?
The latest train from Glasgow to Leeds departs at 20:08. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Glasgow to Leeds in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £28.87 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Glasgow to Leeds?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Glasgow to go to Leeds. You can go from Glasgow Central, Charing Cross (Glasgow) and Pollokshields East and you can arrive at Leeds Great Wilson Street, Leeds Railway station and Leeds York Street.
What's the fastest journey time between Glasgow to Leeds by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Glasgow and Leeds is 3 hrs 57 mins.
Is there a direct train from Glasgow to Leeds?
Yes, there is a direct train between Glasgow and Leeds.
What are the CO2 emissions for Glasgow to Leeds by train?
The train journey from Glasgow to Leeds creates 20.19kg of CO2 emissions.

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