London to Glasgow train

Cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

95

Average

143

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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10:00AMLondon Kings Cross5h38 03:38PMGlasgow Queen Street
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951One-way
09:16AMLondon Euston6h01 03:17PMGlasgow Central
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1351One-way
10:30AMLondon Euston4h30 03:00PMGlasgow Central
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1351One-way
09:30AMLondon Euston4h32 02:02PMGlasgow Central
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1351One-way
08:00AMLondon Kings Cross5h37 01:37PMGlasgow Queen Street
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1411One-way

Train schedule from London to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, January 30
08:00AMLondon Kings Cross5h37 01:37PMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:30AMLondon Euston4h34 01:04PMGlasgow Central
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09:16AMLondon Euston6h01 03:17PMGlasgow Central
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09:30AMLondon Euston4h32 02:02PMGlasgow Central
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10:00AMLondon Kings Cross5h38 03:38PMGlasgow Queen Street
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10:30AMLondon Euston4h30 03:00PMGlasgow Central
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Fastest train times from London to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

5 h 8 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

555 km

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.

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10:30AMLondon Euston4h30 03:00PMGlasgow Central
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1351One-way
09:30AMLondon Euston4h32 02:02PMGlasgow Central
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08:30AMLondon Euston4h34 01:04PMGlasgow Central
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08:00AMLondon Kings Cross5h37 01:37PMGlasgow Queen Street
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1411One-way
10:00AMLondon Kings Cross5h38 03:38PMGlasgow Queen Street
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951One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Glasgow

distanceDistance555 km
durationAverage train duration7 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price€79 (€79)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesLondon 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.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains London to Glasgow

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets between London and Glasgow from €62 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

CrossCountry

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

One of the best ways to travel between London and Glasgow is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train from London to Glasgow by showing you CrossCountry current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this London to Glasgow trip. You can expect to travel 344 miles (555 km) from London to Glasgow on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from London to Glasgow, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between London and Glasgow!

    Trains from London to Glasgow 

    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. 

    London to Glasgow train times: Daily departures 

    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. 

    How long is the journey by train from London to Glasgow? 

    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.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Glasgow? 

    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. 

    Which train companies travel from London to Glasgow? 

    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 London to Glasgow

    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. 

    London North East Railway London to Glasgow

    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. 

    London to Glasgow trains: Services on board 

    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. 

    How to find cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow

    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. 

    Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Glasgow.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from London to Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from €62  one way.
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Glasgow train prices are on average €79  one way.
    The distance from London to Glasgow by train is approximately 555 km.
    On average the London to Glasgow train time is 7 h 32 min  covering the 555 km long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    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.

    For the trip from London to Glasgow you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway, Lumo, Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or Caledonian Sleeper. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between London and Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    If you’re looking for a direct train from London to Glasgow, consider travelling with Avanti West Coast. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    If you book a train ticket to Glasgow from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €79 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between London and Glasgow are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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    Glasgow
    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Glasgow.
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    Public transport options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Metro: N/A
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transport options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transport options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transport options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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    Public transport options for London Charing Cross
    Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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