Glasgow to Liverpool by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Glasgow to Liverpool by train
Fast trains from Glasgow to Liverpool take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 285 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Liverpool.
1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Liverpool?
Journeys between Glasgow and Liverpool usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Glasgow to Liverpool 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 39 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Liverpool?
The Glasgow to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Glasgow to Liverpool train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 20:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:26, and the last at 20:08.
What's the Glasgow to Liverpool train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Glasgow to Liverpool are $15.76.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $33, 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 Glasgow to Liverpool 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 Liverpool by train.
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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Liverpool?
More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Liverpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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