Reading to Glasgow by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Reading to Glasgow by train
Fast trains from Reading to Glasgow take around 5 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 535 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Glasgow.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Glasgow?
Journeys between Reading and Glasgow usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Reading 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 73 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Glasgow?
The Reading to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Glasgow train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 05:59 and the last train is around 22:14.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 04:12, and the last at 21:45.
What's the Reading to Glasgow train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Reading to Glasgow are $45.16.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $64 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $108. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Reading 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 Reading to Glasgow by train.
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Which train companies operate between Reading and Glasgow?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Glasgow, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- South West Trains
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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