Trains from Glasgow to Stafford

Glasgow to Stafford train information

Glasgow Stafford train map

Train duration 3h49m
Arrival Stafford, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 229 Miles
  • The journey from Glasgow, situated in Scotland and Stafford, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • There are 229 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Glasgow to Stafford is approximately 3h49m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Stafford from Glasgow, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Glasgow to Stafford train tickets

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Glasgow - Stafford prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Stafford 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 - Stafford: the best time to book cheap trains

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Glasgow to Stafford in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £21 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 69% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Glasgow to Stafford trains

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

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Discount Glasgow - Stafford train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Glasgow Stafford train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Glasgow to Stafford? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Glasgow Stafford ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Glasgow to Stafford (one way trip).

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
Glasgow to Stafford train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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