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  1. departed
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4R
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  2. Glasgow Central
    20:45
    Glasgow Central
    21:00
    Glasgow Queen Street
    21:00
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:49
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
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    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. Glasgow Central
    21:45
    Glasgow Central
    22:00
    Glasgow Queen Street
    22:00
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:47
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. Glasgow Central
    05:45
    Glasgow Central
    06:00
    Glasgow Queen Street
    06:00
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:49
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. Glasgow Central
    06:23
    Glasgow Central
    06:38
    Glasgow Queen Street
    06:38
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 9 estimated
    07:50
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 20 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 20 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Glasgow Central
    06:30
    Glasgow Central
    06:45
    Glasgow Queen Street
    06:45
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. Glasgow Central
    06:41
    Glasgow Central
    06:56
    Glasgow Queen Street
    06:56
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:08
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8W estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8W estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Glasgow Central
    06:45
    Glasgow Central
    07:00
    Glasgow Queen Street
    07:00
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:55
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh

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

    The average journey time between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh is . On an average weekday, there are 67 trains travelling from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh 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 Glasgow Central to Edinburgh?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh?

    The distance between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh is 42 miles.

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

    The first train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh departs at .

    What time is the last train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh?

    The last train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh 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.

Glasgow Central to Edinburgh timetable

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

DepartsArrivesDuration
20:1621:521h 36m, direct
20:4521:491h 4m, 1 change
20:5822:081h 10m, direct
21:4522:471h 2m, 1 change
05:4506:491h 4m, 1 change
06:2307:501h 27m, 1 change
06:3007:361h 6m, 1 change
06:3407:441h 10m, direct
06:4108:081h 27m, 1 change
06:4507:551h 10m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh

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Book in advance.

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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.