Trains from London to Glasgow

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London to Glasgow train information

London Glasgow train map

Train duration 5h28m
Arrival Glasgow, Scotland
Departure London, England
Distance 345 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £30.00
Average train price £73.00
  • The trip between London, located in England and Glasgow, situated in Scotland is well served by trains. The trains are operated by these several companies: Virgin Trains.
  • There are 345 miles between the 2 cities and the average train duration connecting London to Glasgow is around 5h28m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest option to go to Glasgow from London, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or flying.
  • The cheapest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £30.00 one way.

Best prices for London to Glasgow train tickets

from £30.00 MORE 5h05m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.00 MORE 10h10m
from £9.80 MORE 9h43m
Flight
from £9.56 MORE 7h25m

London - Glasgow prices calendar

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

  september november   october
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
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16
17
18
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20

Megabus£25

National Express£42

Loco2£142

21

Megabus£21

National Express£51

Loco2£71

22

Megabus£19

National Express£26

Loco2£79

23

Megabus£15

National Express£18

Loco2£70

24

Megabus£18

National Express£17

Loco2£70

25

Megabus£16

National Express£17

Loco2£70

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30
31
01

Megabus£14

National Express£17

Loco2£36

02

Megabus£14

National Express£17

Loco2£70

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

Train times London to Glasgow

When are the next trains to Glasgow?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
London Euston
08:45
Glasgow Central
14:04
5h19m Virgin Trains
London Euston
09:45
Glasgow Central
15:04
5h19m Virgin Trains
London Euston
12:28
Glasgow Central
17:02
4h34m Virgin Trains
London Euston
13:28
Glasgow Central
18:02
4h34m Virgin Trains
London Euston
13:40
Glasgow Central
19:13
5h33m Virgin Trains
London Euston
14:28
Glasgow Central
19:02
4h34m Virgin Trains
London Euston
15:28
Glasgow Central
20:02
4h34m Virgin Trains
London Euston
17:28
Glasgow Central
22:03
4h35m Virgin Trains
London Euston
17:40
Glasgow Central
23:21
5h41m Virgin Trains
London Euston
18:28
Glasgow Central
23:07
4h39m Virgin Trains
See more departures +

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 13 trains from London to Glasgow are available today and 11 tomorrow. The first London Glasgow train departs at 07:30 and the last one is at 21:00. The first and last departure times can change from one day to another and there can be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Rail operators may as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

London - Glasgow: the best time to book cheap trains

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

90

£38

60

£40

30

£47

15

£46

7

£56

3

£57

1

£71

Same day

Days before Departure

The graph above shows the cheapest prices found over the past 6 months depending on how many time in advance the ticket is booked. Getting your train from London to Glasgow in advance should help you pay less for your train.

Tickets are available from £38 when booking your seat 2 months in advance which is 46% cheaper than the best fare we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Glasgow trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£30.00 06/11/2018 13:43 Virgin Trains 23 hours ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£30.00 14/11/2018 13:43 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£32.00 14/11/2018 12:30 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£36.00 01/11/2018 13:43 Virgin Trains 23 hours ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£36.00 08/11/2018 13:43 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£36.00 14/11/2018 13:30 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£36.00 19/11/2018 13:43 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£42.00 06/11/2018 09:43 Virgin Trains 23 hours ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£42.00 14/11/2018 09:43 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
London
Euston
Glasgow
Central
£45.00 05/11/2018 13:43 Virgin Trains 23 hours ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

London Glasgow train

Discount London - Glasgow train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and tricks are available to spend less for your London Glasgow train ticket and save even more money 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.

Why should I buy a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you can evaluate the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have 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 London Glasgow ticket is £72.17 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £72.17: £88/£72.17 = 1.22. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Glasgow to London (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much does a railcard cost?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(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
London to Glasgow train £72.17 £48.11 £24.06 1.22

(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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