Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.
For short distances like between Edinburgh and Glasgow, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow?
The trains to Glasgow leave Edinburgh from Edinburgh [ EDB ] and arrive in Glasgow Queen Street [ GLQ ] or Glasgow Central [ GLC ].
Travelling by train to Glasgow from Edinburgh: how many daily connections are there?
158 train connections exist to reach Glasgow from Edinburgh per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 157 direct lines versus 1 routes which have at least one change. So select a ticket for a direct line if you would rather stay in the same train and avoid a change. However, although the trip is longer, if you want to travel between these cities at the last moment, choosing a route including one change or more could be better especially if there are too few connections.
When are the frist and last trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow scheduled?
The average duration of the journey is 1 hour and 11 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Glasgow in 48 minutes. The first train leaves from Edinburgh at 05:10, while the last one leaves at 06:10.