Glasgow to Exeter by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 39m
  • Distance
    573 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 13m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Glasgow to Exeter by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Exeter take around 8 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 573 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Exeter.

1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Exeter?

Direct trains from Glasgow to Exeter have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Glasgow to Exeter every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Exeter?

The Glasgow to Exeter train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Glasgow to Exeter train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 06:01 and the last train is around 13:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 06:01, and the last at 13:48.

When to book Glasgow to Exeter 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 Glasgow to Exeter by train.

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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Exeter?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Glasgow to Exeter.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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