Trains from London to Glasgow
How long does it take to get from London to Glasgow by train?
The journey between London and Glasgow by train usually takes 6 h 55 min to cover a distance of 346.1 mi. The shortest journey from London to Glasgow will take you 4 h 29 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Glasgow quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.
What time are the first and last departures from London to Glasgow?
In general, the first departure of the day will leave London at 06:37, and the last departure will leave at 22:15. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from London to Glasgow can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.
Which stations can I use to travel from London to Glasgow?
There are different options to choose from when traveling between London and Glasgow. You can start your journey in London at stations such as London Euston [ EUS ], London Kings Cross [ KGX ], London Kings Cross, London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Paddington. These connect to stations including Glasgow Central [ GLC ], Glasgow Central, High Street (Glasgow) and Glasgow Queen Street in Glasgow. 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 London to Glasgow.
How many times a day do departures from London leave for Glasgow?
On average, there are 35 daily departures from London to Glasgow. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 192 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway and Caledonian Sleeper, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 1 departures from London which travel directly to Glasgow. There are 34 journeys with one change or more.