Trains from

Glasgow to Birmingham

  1. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:54
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:41
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:54
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:05
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:49
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:42
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:30
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:56
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:41
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:30
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:56
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:05
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 10A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:41
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  10. Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:40
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:56
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:32
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:41
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Glasgow to Birmingham

  • Train Fares from: £16.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 14
  • Distance: 252 miles (406 km)
  • Train operators: CrossCountry, Virgin Trains
  • Origin: Glasgow
  • Destination: Birmingham
  • How long does it take to travel from Glasgow to Birmingham by train?

    The average journey time between Glasgow and Birmingham is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Glasgow to Birmingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Birmingham?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Glasgow and Birmingham?

    The distance between Glasgow and Birmingham is 252 miles.

    Distance: 252 miles
  • What time is the first train from Glasgow to Birmingham?

    The first train from Glasgow to Birmingham departs at .

    What time is the last train from Glasgow to Birmingham?

    The last train from Glasgow to Birmingham 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.
  • Savings tips for Glasgow to Birmingham

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Glasgow to Birmingham here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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