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Best price 60.50 £
Journey duration 5 h 56 min
Connections per day 78
First departure 06:15
Last departure 19:10
Distance 556 km

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from London to Glasgow. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

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

On average, a train ticket from London to Glasgow will cost you 94.44 £. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 0.12 £. 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.

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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 5 h 58 min to cover a distance of 557. 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?

The first journey of the night departs from London at 00:34. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 19:10. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London and Glasgow. 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.

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 and London Euston. These connect to stations including Glasgow Central [ GLC ], Glasgow Central, Charing Cross (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 56.5 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 and London North Eastern Railway, 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 11.5 departures from London which travel directly to Glasgow. There are 45 journeys with one change or more.