Trains from Glasgow to Liverpool

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Glasgow to Liverpool train information

Glasgow Liverpool train map

Train duration 3h44m
Arrival Liverpool, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 178 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £12.00
Average train price £46.00

Which train company can I use?

The route connecting Glasgow, which is in Scotland and Liverpool, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Virgin Trains.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes approximately 3h44m by train covering a distance of 178 miles to get to Liverpool from Glasgow. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

What is the price of the train?

We found tickets from £12.00 to travel in the next month. Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Glasgow to Liverpool train tickets

from £12.00 MORE 3h42m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £5.40 MORE 7h49m
from £10.20 MORE 6h06m
Flight
from £95.00 MORE 17h15m

Glasgow - Liverpool prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Liverpool by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£19

National Express£45

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National Express£44

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National Express£35

Loco2£15

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Megabus£19

National Express£29

Loco2£34

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

Glasgow - Liverpool: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£14

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£14

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£17

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£17

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£25

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£21

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£36

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Glasgow to Liverpool tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 1 month in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £14 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £36 for your trip. Thus, you will save 63% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 month in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Glasgow to Liverpool trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Central
Liverpool
Lime Street
£12.00 08/06/2019 18:40 Virgin Trains 5 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Liverpool
Lime Street
£12.00 08/06/2019 18:00 Virgin Trains 5 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Liverpool
Lime Street
£14.50 01/06/2019 16:35 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Liverpool
Lime Street
£14.50 01/06/2019 17:35 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Liverpool
Lime Street
£14.50 01/06/2019 17:35 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Liverpool
Lime Street
£14.50 08/06/2019 14:00 Virgin Trains 5 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Liverpool
Lime Street
£16.50 18/06/2019 08:00 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Liverpool
Lime Street
£16.50 18/06/2019 14:00 Virgin Trains 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Glasgow Liverpool train

Discount Glasgow - Liverpool train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Glasgow Liverpool train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool cost on average £45.24 (1). By dividing £88 by £45.24 (£88/£45.24 = 1.95), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Liverpool to Glasgow, the railcard will have paid for itself.

The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Glasgow to Liverpool train £45.24 £30.16 £15.08 1.95

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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