London to Glasgow by train
Travelling from London to Glasgow by train
Fast trains from London to Glasgow take around 4 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 554 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Glasgow.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Glasgow?
Direct trains from London to Glasgow have been found.
We usually find around 24 direct trains on the route from London to Glasgow every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Glasgow?
The London to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Glasgow train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:53.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:05, and the last at 23:28.
What's the London to Glasgow train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Glasgow are $39.87.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $59 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $87. 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 London 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 London to Glasgow by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Glasgow?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Glasgow, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- 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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