Halifax to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    06:05
  • Last train
    00:15
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 47m
  • Distance
    283 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 57m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Halifax to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Halifax to Glasgow take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 283 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Halifax and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Halifax to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Halifax to Glasgow 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 47 departures.

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

The Halifax to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Halifax around 06:05 and the last train is around 00:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Halifax around 06:29, and the last at 23:49.

When to book Halifax 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 Halifax to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Halifax and Glasgow?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • 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 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.