Trains from Glasgow to Perth

Glasgow to Perth train information

Glasgow Perth train map

Train duration 1h02m
Arrival Perth, Scotland
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 49 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Glasgow (South Western Scotland) to Perth (Eastern Scotland). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.
  • On average, it takes normally 1h02m by train to cover the 49 miles to go to Perth from Glasgow. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.
  • 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 Perth train tickets

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Glasgow - Perth prices calendar

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

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

Glasgow - Perth: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Glasgow to Perth tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £8 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £14 for your trip. Thus, you will save 41% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days 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 Perth trains

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

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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Glasgow Perth train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to calculate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Glasgow Perth ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you approximately 2 trips from Perth to Glasgow (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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 Perth train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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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