Trains from

Glasgow to Birmingham

  1. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2R
    16:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2R
    19:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:41
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3A estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2R
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:40
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:44
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:59
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:05
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:40
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:56
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:17
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    22:52
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    20:10
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:26
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    04:59
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    05:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6B estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6B estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:26
    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 1A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:26
    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 2A estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:50
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:41
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Glasgow to Birmingham

  • Train Fares from: £16
  • 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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