Glasgow to Halifax by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:28
  • Last train
    23:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 46m

Travelling from Glasgow to Halifax by train

The fastest trains from Glasgow to Halifax take around 3 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 283 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Halifax.

Journeys between Glasgow and Halifax usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Glasgow to Halifax every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Halifax is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 05:50, and the last at 21:00.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Glasgow to Halifax 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 Halifax by train.

Which trains operate between Glasgow and Halifax?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Glasgow to Halifax, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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