Edinburgh to Glasgow train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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Cheapest

19

Average

19

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley0h53 08:53AMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley0h46 09:16AMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:26AMEdinburgh Waverley1h29 09:55AMGlasgow Central
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08:15AMEdinburgh Waverley0h53 09:08AMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:41AMEdinburgh Waverley1h19 10:00AMGlasgow Queen Street
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Train schedule from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley0h53 08:53AMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:08AMEdinburgh Waverley1h25 09:33AMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:15AMEdinburgh Waverley0h53 09:08AMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:26AMEdinburgh Waverley1h29 09:55AMGlasgow Central
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08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley0h46 09:16AMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:41AMEdinburgh Waverley1h19 10:00AMGlasgow Queen Street
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

46 m

Average

1 h 7 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

67 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Glasgow every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley0h46 09:16AMGlasgow Queen Street
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191One-way
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley0h53 08:53AMGlasgow Queen Street
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191One-way
08:15AMEdinburgh Waverley0h53 09:08AMGlasgow Queen Street
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191One-way
08:41AMEdinburgh Waverley1h19 10:00AMGlasgow Queen Street
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191One-way
08:08AMEdinburgh Waverley1h25 09:33AMGlasgow Queen Street
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191One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow

distanceDistance66 km
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price€18 (€18)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Scotrail, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow cover the 66 km long trip taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Scotrail, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around €18, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €13. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry and ScotRail trains Edinburgh to Glasgow

Travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow from €13 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and ScotRail! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

CrossCountry
ScotRail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Book your CrossCountry Edinburgh to Glasgow train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Glasgow routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Glasgow from Edinburgh is 41 miles (66 km), and the best price for a one-way Edinburgh - Glasgow CrossCountry train ticket starts at €13 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

    Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with ScotRail from Edinburgh to Glasgow for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest ScotRail train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Edinburgh to Glasgow train with ScotRail (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Edinburgh - Glasgow journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance to Glasgow from Edinburgh by train is 41 miles (66 km). You can book tickets for this ScotRail train for as low as €17 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ScotRail tickets between Edinburgh and Glasgow in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect ScotRail Edinburgh - Glasgow train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Glasgow.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Glasgow from Edinburgh for as low as €13  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Edinburgh and Glasgow is €18  one way.
    The train distance from Edinburgh to Glasgow is around 66 km.
    On average the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow duration is 53 min  for the 66 km long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the train between Edinburgh and Glasgow, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. Your route can end in train stations such as Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Glasgow Central.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (660 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

    For the trip from Edinburgh to Glasgow you can take a train with Cross Country, Scotrail, London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Glasgow from Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, you can search for direct trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow on Omio with Scotrail, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    If you buy a train ticket from Edinburgh to Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €18 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Glasgow from Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    Edinburgh
    Glasgow
    Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Glasgow.
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    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
    Metro: No metro available.
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    Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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    Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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