Trains from Bristol to Glasgow

Bristol to Glasgow train information

Bristol Glasgow train map

Train duration 7h34m
Arrival Glasgow, Scotland
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 313 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £31.80
Average train price £94.00

All trains from Bristol (South West England) to Glasgow (South Western Scotland) are provided by Cross Country. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

On average, the journey takes around 7h34m by train because of the 313 miles to travel to Glasgow from Bristol. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

We found trains from £31.80 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Bristol to Glasgow train tickets

from £31.80 MORE 6h28m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £13.40 MORE 10h11m
Flight
from £29.99 MORE 11h22m

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bristol - Glasgow: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Bristol to Glasgow are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 month in advance, you can find tickets from £62 whereas when purchasing your seat 1 day in advance, you will need to spend at least £114 for your train. Thus, you may save 46% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 month in advance instead of 1 day in advance.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Bristol to Glasgow trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bristol and Glasgow by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Glasgow to Bristol and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Bristol
Parkway
Glasgow
Central
£58.70 03/01/2020 18:09 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Glasgow
Central
£61.80 03/01/2020 17:44 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Glasgow
Central
£62.80 03/01/2020 13:44 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Glasgow
Central
£74.80 03/01/2020 09:44 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Glasgow
Central
£79.30 03/01/2020 12:45 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Glasgow
Central
£83.10 03/01/2020 07:44 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Glasgow
Central
£92.90 03/01/2020 10:34 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Glasgow
Central
£93.40 03/01/2020 12:45 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Glasgow
Central
£95.50 03/01/2020 12:35 Cross Country 7 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Glasgow
Central
£95.50 03/01/2020 08:34 Cross Country 7 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Bristol Glasgow train

Discount Bristol - Glasgow train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Bristol Glasgow train ticket.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Bristol to Glasgow cost on average £93.71 (1). When dividing £88 by £93.71 (£88/£93.71 = 0.94), you can see that after only 1 one way journeys from Glasgow to Bristol, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bristol to Glasgow train £93.71 £62.47 £31.24 0.94

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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