The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Glasgow is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 6 trains that leave London for Glasgow every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||7 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||€79 (€79)|
|Train companies||London North Eastern Railway, Lumo, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Caledonian Sleeper|
Trains from London to Glasgow cover the 555 km long route taking on average 7 h 32 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Lumo, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Caledonian Sleeper. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as €62, but the average price of train tickets is €79. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Glasgow Central.
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Trains from London to Glasgow run approximately once every hour, every day of the week. Avanti West Coast operates services during the week, and London North Eastern Railway (LNER) operates services from London to Glasgow on Saturdays and Sundays. The journey usually lasts between 4 hours 30 minutes and 6 hours 30 minutes, depending on the service.
There are between 15 and 25 train services from London to Glasgow every day of the week, with more services on Saturdays and Sundays. The first train of the day usually departs from London Euston around 5:30 a.m.The last service of the day, a sleeper train, departs around 10:00 p.m. and arrives in Glasgow around 9:00 a.m. the next morning.
The train journey from London to Glasgow usually lasts between 4 hours 30 minutes and 6 hours 30 minutes during the day. The latest services departing from London Euston are sleeper trains and normally take between 10 and 11 hours. Most services (excluding sleeper trains) from London to Glasgow are direct.
Departure train stations: Avanti West Coast trains from London to Glasgow depart from London Euston Station. The station is in central London and can be reached on the Tube via the Victoria Line or the Northern Line. Euston offers plenty of food, drink, and shopping outlets, as well as free public toilets and plenty of seating. LNER trains from London to Glasgow depart from London King's Cross Station. The station is situated in north London and can be easily reached from the King's Cross St Pancras Tube station. At the station, there's a wide variety of restaurants, cafés, and shops, as well as free public toilets.
Arrival train station: Most services from London to Glasgow arrive into Glasgow Central Station, just 7 minutes' walk from George Square. Passengers can enjoy a range of facilities at the station, including restaurants, shops, public toilets, and luggage storage.
Train services from London to Glasgow are usually operated by Avanti West Coast on weekdays, and by LNER on weekends. Avanti West Coast services are direct and operate at regular intervals from Monday to Friday, and usually last between 4 hours 30 minutes and 5 hours 30 minutes. Avanti West Coast sleeper trains last between 10 and 11 hours. LNER day trains usually require at least one change, and take a little longer than Avanti West Coast day trains, with a duration between 5 hours 30 minutes and 6 hours 30 minutes.
Avanti West Coast trains from London to Glasgow usually run on weekdays, approximately once every hour from 5:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., and most are direct services. Trains departing from 10:00 p.m. onwards are sleeper trains and arrive in Glasgow at around 9:00 a.m. the following morning.
Most LNER services from London to Glasgow operate on Saturdays and Sundays, at regular intervals throughout the day. LNER journeys from London to Glasgow usually take a little longer than Avanti West Coast services, and often require at least one change.
First-class tickets, available on most Avanti West Coast journeys, offer passengers access to lounges, complimentary food and drink, and more comfortable seating. Every carriage has a section for luggage storage, as well as overhead luggage racks. Passengers can bring up to 2 pets for free, and every additional pet costs extra. Bicycles can normally be transported on board by booking a bike space. An assisted travel service is also available for passengers with additional needs.
LNER first-class tickets give passengers extra comfort, free newspapers, and complimentary food and drink. Passengers can bring up to 3 pieces of luggage onboard, and spaces can be reserved in advance to transport non-folding bikes. Up to 2 pets can accompany passengers on LNER trains free of charge. Passengers with additional needs may qualify for discounted travel, and can make use of the company's assisted travel services.
It's easy to find cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow with Omio. A top tip is to book tickets as far in advance as possible, as they're normally cheaper when not booked last minute. It also helps to be flexible with travel dates, as ticket prices can vary from day to day, and to choose longer journeys with changes required.
Some of the London train stations to Glasgow you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Glasgow include Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria and arriving in Glasgow Central.
Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) 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.
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