Trains from Glasgow to London

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Wed, May 23
Thu, May 24
Fri, May 25
Sat, May 26
Sun, May 27
national_express$ 23
national_express$ 20
national_express$ 15
national_express$ 4
national_express$ 37
national_express$ 37
national_express$ 4
virgin_trains$ 95
virgin_trains$ 65
virgin_trains$ 66
virgin_trains$ 73
virgin_trains$ 94
east_coast$ 88
east_coast$ 88
ryanair$ 61
ryanair$ 36
ryanair$ 30
flybe$ 48
british_airways$ 49
easyjet$ 78
ryanair$ 30

Glasgow to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:283
Trains arrive in:London
Trains depart from:Glasgow
Train Ticket Price:$ 83
Distance:555 Kms
Train Companies:East Coast, Virgin Trains

Trains from Glasgow to London

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Glasgow to London are operated by Virgin Trains, with a direct journey taking approximately 4.5 hours. Ten trains a day depart between around 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Other trains depart during the day with a slightly longer journey time and involve a connection at Crewe Station. Trains between Glasgow and London operate less frequently on weekends.

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Glasgow to London Train Cost

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

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Glasgow to London Trains: General Information

Travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets from Glasgow to London by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Glasgow to London trains are run by Virgin Trains.
  • autobus All trains are direct, depart from Glasgow's Center train stations and arrive at London's Euston train station.
  • autobus The Glasgow to London train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 30 minutes to arrive in London.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Glasgow to London train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.

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

  • It is 39% cheaper to book a Glasgow to London train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 41% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Glasgow to London train costs are 52% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Glasgow

Trains from Glasgow to London depart from Glasgow Central Station which is located on the banks of the River Clyde and is within walking distance of the city center. The nearest underground station is across the river at Bridge Street Station. Glasgow has a large and efficient local train network, and frequent city bus routes operated by First Glasgow. Buses serve the suburbs and surrounding villages, and a taxi rank is located at the station.

Getting into London by Train

Trains from Glasgow to London arrive at London Euston Station in the Camden district of the city. Attractions within walking distance include Regents Park Zoo, Camden Market and the Canal Museum on Regents Canal. Euston Station has good transport links with the rest of the city, and attractions such as the Tower of London, London Eye and Buckingham Palace, as well as museums and galleries. Regional trains from Euston cover the South East of England, while Circle, Hammersmith and City, and Metropolitan underground lines stop at Euston Square Station. Frequent bus services to all parts of the capital are operated by Arriva London, London Central buses and Metroline. London has a regular night bus service and taxi ranks are located outside Euston Station.

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