Stranraer to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    07:00
  • Last train
    21:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 11m
  • Distance
    117 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    8
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 28m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Stranraer to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Stranraer to Glasgow take around 2 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 117 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stranraer and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Stranraer to Glasgow?

Journeys between Stranraer and Glasgow usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Stranraer to Glasgow every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

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

The Stranraer to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Stranraer around 07:00 and the last train is around 21:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stranraer around 07:02, and the last at 21:03.

When to book Stranraer 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 Stranraer to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stranraer and Glasgow?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail

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

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