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  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12
    20:26
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12
    21:58
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 15 estimated
    21:58
    Glasgow Central
    22:18
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Glasgow Queen Street
    1 change
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15
    on time
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 8
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10
    on time
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9
    21:22
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9
    22:31
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    22:31
    Glasgow Central
    22:51
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Glasgow Queen Street
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 8 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  7. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9W estimated
    06:27
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9W estimated
    07:25
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:25
    Glasgow Central
    07:45
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Glasgow Queen Street
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:40
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:50
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:50
    Glasgow Central
    08:10
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Glasgow Queen Street
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

  • Train Fares from: £13.40
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

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  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street is . On an average weekday, there are 172 trains travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street cost?

    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street can start from as little as £13.40 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.

  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street is 42 miles.

    Distance: 42 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street for Sunday 12th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
20:2622:181h 52m, 1 change
20:4021:531h 13m, direct
21:0121:4847m, direct
21:2222:511h 29m, 1 change
21:4022:531h 13m, direct
22:0022:4646m, direct
06:0006:5353m, direct
06:2707:451h 18m, 1 change
06:4008:101h 30m, 1 change
06:4507:3752m, direct

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

Did you know that most train companies in the UK increase their prices as the departure date approaches? Our aim is to help you save – we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction

Book in advance.

Save up to 61%** when you book in advance. Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert 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 Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street is right for you.

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.