Edinburgh to Glasgow by train
Travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow take around 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 67 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Glasgow.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow have been found.
We usually find around 76 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Glasgow every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 69 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Glasgow?
The Edinburgh to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Glasgow train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:52 and the last train is around 00:33.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:52, and the last at 23:30.
What's the Edinburgh to Glasgow train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow are $11.94, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $11, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Edinburgh to Glasgow train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Glasgow?
ScotRail is the train company that operates on the route from Edinburgh to Glasgow.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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