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    Crewe
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Journey information from Glasgow to London

  • Train Fares from: £26.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

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Glasgow to London train times information

Virgin Trains operate a direct service to London Euston from Glasgow Central which takes just under four and half hours. Virgin Trains East Coast run a slower service which takes around 6 hours. Otherwise Glasgow to London travellers can take an indirect route every 2 hours and hop on a Virgin Train at Crewe, with a total journey time of approximately 5 hours.

Virgin Trains offer a range of snacks, drinks, newspapers and magazines at their on-board shop, while first class passengers can receive at-seat dining.

If you travel with Virgin Trains East Coast, breakfast options will be available until 10 am for first class and the café bar stocks a number of sandwiches and snacks for all passengers.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
  • How long does it take to travel from Glasgow to London by train?

    The average journey time between Glasgow and London is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 23 trains per day travelling from Glasgow to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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  • Are there direct trains from Glasgow to London?

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

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  • What is the distance between Glasgow and London?

    The distance between Glasgow and London is 345 miles.

    Distance: 345 miles
  • What time is the first train from Glasgow to London?

    The first train from Glasgow to London departs at .

    What time is the last train from Glasgow to London?

    The last train from Glasgow to London departs at .

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    Sleeper services may be available on some trains. 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.

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How to find cheap train tickets from Glasgow to London

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*Average savings on all 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.