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Best price £ 17.40
Journey duration 5 h 17 min
Connections per day 52
First departure 07:08
Last departure 22:33
Distance 177 mi

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

The prices for train tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool 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 Liverpool will cost £ 0.34. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 61.54. 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 Liverpool

How long will it take me to travel from Glasgow to Liverpool by train?

The distance between Glasgow and Liverpool is around 177.7 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 h 31 min. However, the fastest routes between Glasgow and Liverpool take 3 h 19 min. 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.

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

The first journey of the day departs from Glasgow at 08:56. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 22:33. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Glasgow and Liverpool. 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.

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

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Glasgow and Liverpool. You can start your journey in Glasgow at stations such as Glasgow Central [ GLC ], Glasgow Central, High Street (Glasgow) and Queens Park (Glasgow). These connect to stations including Liverpool Lime Street [ LIV ], Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool James Street and Liverpool Central in Liverpool. 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 Liverpool.

How many daily journeys are there from Glasgow to Liverpool?

The exact number of journeys from Glasgow to Liverpool can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 50.5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast and TransPennine Express. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 262 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Glasgow to Liverpool. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Glasgow to Liverpool varies, but in general, you can expect to find 1 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 49.5 journeys with one change or more.