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Travelling from Glasgow to Ely by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Ely take around 5 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 485 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Ely.

Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Ely?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Glasgow to Ely 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 26 departures.

How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Ely?

The Glasgow to Ely train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Glasgow to Ely train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ely is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 23:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 05:50, and the last at 00:05.

When to book Glasgow to Ely 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 Ely by train.

Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Ely?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • 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.

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