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Travelling from Swindon to Glasgow by train

The fastest trains from Swindon to Glasgow take around 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 504 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Glasgow.

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Swindon 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 56 departures. The duration is normally about 6 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 05:24 and the last train is around 00:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 06:41, and the last at 00:48.

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

When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Glasgow by train.

Which trains operate between Swindon and Glasgow?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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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