Glasgow to Birmingham by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Glasgow to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Glasgow to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 406 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Birmingham?
Direct trains from Glasgow to Birmingham have been found.
We usually find around 16 direct trains on the route from Glasgow to Birmingham every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Birmingham?
The Glasgow to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Glasgow to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 05:49 and the last train is around 17:40.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 05:50, and the last at 18:40.
What's the Glasgow to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Glasgow to Birmingham are $22.77.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $57 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $54. 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 Glasgow to Birmingham 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 Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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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