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Edinburgh to Glasgow

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Journey information from Edinburgh to Glasgow

  • Train Fares from: £13.40
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Glasgow is . On an average weekday, there are 247 trains travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow 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?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Glasgow?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Glasgow is 42 miles.

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

    The first train from Edinburgh to Glasgow departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Glasgow 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 timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Edinburgh to Glasgow for Thursday 4th Jun 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
16:4118:001h 19m, direct
16:4517:3853m, direct
17:0518:181h 13m, direct
17:1518:0752m, direct
17:1918:311h 12m, direct
17:2618:561h 30m, direct
17:3418:511h 17m, direct
17:3819:011h 23m, direct
17:4518:3752m, direct
17:5619:291h 33m, direct

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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 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.