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Journey details

Best price 9.55$
Journey duration 1 h 7 min
Connections per day 200
First departure: 05:03
Last departure: 23:45
Distance 67km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Edinburgh to Glasgow , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies serve the route from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Edinburgh to Glasgow offered by Nationalrail.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much are the low cost train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow from 9,55 $. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 35,98 $.

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Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow


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.

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