Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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Fri 19 Jan

09:15 10:09
14 €
00:54 hrs

Sat 20 Jan

08:00 08:55
14 €
00:55 hrs

Sun 21 Jan

08:00 09:00
14 €
01:00 hrs

Mon 22 Jan

09:15 10:09
14 €
00:54 hrs

Tue 23 Jan

09:15 10:09
14 €
00:54 hrs

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Edinburgh to Glasgow Train Information

Avg. Train Duration57m
Trains arrive inGlasgow
Trains depart fromEdinburgh
Train Ticket Price 14.75 €
Distance67 km
Train Companies
  • Scotrail

What train companies travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board Scotrail trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Scotrail trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on Scotrail trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for Scotrail trains.


What's on board Cross Country trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Cross Country trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on CrossCountry trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for CrossCountry trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on CrossCountry trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way of travelling between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in the UK. Direct trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow are operated by Scotrail with a journey time of approximately one hour. Three to four trains depart every hour depart between 6:00 a.m. and midnight. Most trains arrive at Glasgow Queen Street Station, with a few ending the journey at Glasgow Central. Weekend services are slightly reduced.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€16

1 Day in Advance

€15

1 Week in Advance

€15

2 Weeks in Advance

€15

1 Month in Advance

€15

3 Months in Advance

€15

Edinburgh to Glasgow Trains: General Information


Taking the train is a popular way to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow, taking as little as 49 minutes to arrive in Glasgow.

  • autobus All Edinburgh to Glasgow trains are run by Scotrail .
  • autobus All Edinburgh to Glasgow trains are direct, depart from Edinburgh's Waverley train station and arrive at Glasgow's Queen Street train station.
  • autobus The Edinburgh to Glasgow train journey takes as little as 49 minutes to arrive in Glasgow.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Edinburgh to Glasgow train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices for Edinburgh to Glasgow trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 6% cheaper to book an Edinburgh to Glasgow train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.

Taking the Train from Edinburgh

Trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow depart from Edinburgh's main station, Waverley. This attractive Victorian building is within a short walk of Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street. Edinburgh's public transport system is mainly composed of bus routes operated by Lothian and First Buses. Edinburgh Coach Lines offer a tourist route, as do several hop-on-hop-off buses. A few suburban rail routes cover nearby towns. Edinburgh has a night bus service, and taxis are available at Waverley Station.

Getting into Glasgow by Train

Glasgow is a lively city, full of history, culture, nightlife and the art and architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Popular tourist destinations are The Kelvingrove Art Gallery, The Riverside Museum, Glasgow Cathedral and the Botanical Gardens, as well as the interactive attractions of the Glasgow Science Centre. Glasgow Queen Street is the smaller of the city's two main line stations and is centrally located just off Cathedral Street. Glasgow Queen Street and Central Stations are ten minutes walk apart, with a regular shuttle bus running between the two. Much of historic Glasgow is pedestrianized, making exploring on foot easy. A double subway train circle operates around the city center and inner suburbs, while First Glasgow, Stagecoach, and McGill operate frequent buses across the city and further afield. Glasgow has a night bus service and a taxi rank is located at both city center stations.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Everything you need to know about Glasgow Central train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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