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Glasgow to London by train

The journey from Glasgow to London by train is 345.9 mi and takes 5 hrs 39 mins. There are 17 connections per day, with the first departure at 04:26 and the last at 23:40. It is possible to travel from Glasgow to London by train for as little as £34.22 or as much as £205.44. The best price for this journey is £34.22.

Lowest Price£34.22
Journey Duration5 hrs 39 mins
Connection per Day17
Lowest Price£34.22
Highest Price£205.44
First Departure04:26
Last Departure23:40
Distance345.9 mi
DepartureGlasgow
ArrivalLondon
CarriersLondon North Eastern Railway, Avanti West CoastMore

Glasgow to London Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Glasgow to London by train?

When you're traveling from Glasgow to London, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £79.81. You might be able to find prices as low as £34.22, 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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On average, a train ticket from Glasgow to London will cost you £79.81. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Glasgow to London by train?

The distance between Glasgow and London is approximately 345.9 mi. In general, it will take you about 5 hrs 39 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 London is around 345.9 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 hrs 39 mins. However, the fastest routes between Glasgow and London take 4 hrs 32 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 on the Glasgow to London route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Glasgow and London. You can start your journey in Glasgow at stations such as Pollokshields west,Glasgow, Hampden Park,Charing Cross (Glasgow),Glasgow central. These connect to stations including London, Marble Arch,London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London bridge,London paddington,London Heathrow Airport T3,London Southend Airport,London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London Euston,London waterloo east,London, Victoria Coach Station,LONDON,Luton Airport (LTN),London, Stratford,London Stansted Airport,London City Airport, LCY,Gatwick Airport,Southend airport,London St. Pancras International in London. 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 London.

How many times a day do departures from Glasgow leave for London?

If you want to get from Glasgow to London, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 17 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 7 direct journeys between Glasgow and London. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 10 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 London. 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 London
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Glasgow to London.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Glasgow to London, 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 London.

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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £35.66 to £72.93 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 51% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Glasgow to London

The cheapest Glasgow - London train tickets can be found for as low as £43.58 if you’re lucky, or £53.81 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £59.32.

Find the best day to travel to London by train

When travelling to London 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.

Caledonian Sleeper is a train service that operates overnight between London and Scotland. It offers a range of accommodation options, including private cabins with en-suite facilities, as well as shared berths for budget-conscious travelers. The train also features a lounge car and dining car, serving locally sourced food and drinks.

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.

Services on board London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast and Caledonian Sleeper from Glasgow to London
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Glasgow to London CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
38.97kg
Bus
41.75kg
Flight
111.34kg
Car
89.07kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Glasgow to London by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Glasgow and London are 38.97kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Glasgow and London? By taking the train between Glasgow and London you will save 72.37kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.78kg compared to a bus and 50.1kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Glasgow to London?
A train ticket from Glasgow to London is £79.81. 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 £34.22.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Glasgow to London?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Glasgow to London is £34.22. 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 London by train?
Glasgow to London is 345.9 mi.
How long does the train between Glasgow and London take?
Glasgow to London is on average 5 hrs 39 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 32 mins.
Which companies operate from Glasgow to London?
The train journey from Glasgow to London is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, Grand Central, Lumo, CrossCountry and ScotRail.
How many train connections per day go from Glasgow to London?
Glasgow to London has 17 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Glasgow to London leave?
The earliest train from Glasgow to London departs at 04:26. 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 London depart?
The latest train from Glasgow to London departs at 23:40. 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 London 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 £34.22 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.
How many direct connections depart from Glasgow to London?
There are on average 7 direct connection(s) from Glasgow to go to London.
What's the fastest journey time between Glasgow to London by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Glasgow and London is 4 hrs 32 mins.
Is there a direct train from Glasgow to London?
Yes, there is a direct train between Glasgow and London.
What are the CO2 emissions for Glasgow to London by train?
The train journey from Glasgow to London creates 38.97kg of CO2 emissions.

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