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Liverpool to Glasgow train information

Liverpool Glasgow train map

Train duration 3h34m
Arrival Glasgow, Scotland
Departure Liverpool, England
Distance 178 Miles
Train operators Northern, TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £12.00
Average train price £40.00

Which train company can I use?

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Liverpool in England to Glasgow in Scotland are run by Northern, TransPennine Express.

How much times does it take?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Glasgow from Liverpool. The average train time from Liverpool to Glasgow is 3h34m to cover the 178 miles.

How much does it costs?

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £12.00 one way.

Best prices for Liverpool to Glasgow train tickets

from £12.00 MORE 3h55m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £22.50 MORE 7h07m
from £10.20 MORE 6h52m
Flight
from £83.00 MORE 15h08m

Liverpool - Glasgow prices calendar

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

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Megabus£19

National Express£35

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Megabus£19

National Express£45

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

Liverpool - Glasgow: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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£71

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£14

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£17

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£35

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Days before Departure

Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the past 6 months in order to find the best time to get your train tickets Liverpool to Glasgow. The results illustrate that buying your train from Liverpool to Glasgow in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £14 when purchasing your ticket 15 days in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £71 if you purchase your seat 2 months in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 15 days in advance as it is 81% cheaper than 2 months in advance.

Best prices for Liverpool to Glasgow trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£16.00 24/12/2018 14:37 Northern 1 day ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£16.00 24/12/2018 08:36 Northern 1 day ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£16.00 24/12/2018 12:37 Northern 1 day ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£16.00 24/12/2018 18:47 Northern 1 day ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£16.00 24/12/2018 13:37 Northern 1 day ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£16.00 20/12/2018 14:37 Northern 2 days ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£19.00 24/12/2018 17:36 Northern 1 day ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£19.00 24/12/2018 18:35 Northern 1 day ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£20.00 20/12/2018 08:45 Northern 2 days ago
Liverpool
Lime Street
Glasgow
Central
£20.00 20/12/2018 18:47 Northern 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Liverpool Glasgow train

Discount Liverpool - Glasgow train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Liverpool Glasgow 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 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 using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity 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 buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Liverpool to Glasgow cost on average £39.14 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £39.14 (£88/£39.14 = 2.25), it turns out that after only 3 one way journeys from Glasgow to Liverpool, the railcard will have paid for itself.

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
Liverpool to Glasgow train £39.14 £26.09 £13.05 2.25

(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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