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Nottingham to Glasgow by train

It takes an average of 7h 52m to travel from Nottingham to Glasgow by train, over a distance of around 237 miles (382 km). There are normally 124 trains per day traveling from Nottingham to Glasgow and tickets for this journey start from $39.76 when you book in advance.

First train

03:57

Last train

00:25

Departure station

Nottingham

Arrival station

Glasgow

Journey time

From 5h 0m

Distance

237 miles (382 km)

Frequency

124 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $39.76

Train operators

CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Hull Trains, ScotRail, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway, Transport for Wales, Grand Central Railway, Lumo

Taking the train from Nottingham to Glasgow in 5 hours

Thinking about taking the train from Nottingham to Glasgow? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 7 hours 52 minutes to travel the 382 km from Nottingham to Glasgow by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 124 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Nottingham to Glasgow start from $39.76 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Glasgow? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

FAQs for Nottingham to Glasgow

Want to know more about your journey from Nottingham to Glasgow? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Nottingham to Glasgow take?

The average journey time by train between Nottingham and Glasgow is 7 hours and 52 minutes, with around 124 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Nottingham and Glasgow by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nottingham to Glasgow is 5 hours and 0 minutes.

How much does the train from Nottingham to Glasgow cost?

Train tickets from Nottingham to Glasgow can start from as little as $39.76 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Nottingham to Glasgow?

No, there are no direct train services from Nottingham to Glasgow. Travelling from Nottingham to Glasgow by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Nottingham to Glasgow leave?

The first train from Nottingham to Glasgow leaves at 03:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Nottingham to Glasgow leave?

The last train from Nottingham to Glasgow leaves at 00:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Nottingham and Glasgow by train?

Trains travelling from Nottingham to Glasgow cover a distance of around 237 miles (382 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Glasgow to Nottingham.

Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Glasgow

Train tickets from Nottingham to Glasgow start at $39.76 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Nottingham to Glasgow is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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