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    Glasgow Central
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    London Euston
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Journey information from Glasgow to London

  • Train Fares from: £27
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Glasgow to London train times information

Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) operate a direct service to London Euston from Glasgow Central which takes just under 4.5 hours. London North Eastern Railway (LNER) run a slower service which takes around 6 hours. You can also travel on an indirect route, changing at Crewe, which takes around 5h 2m to reach London.

LNER trains offer a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks from their onboard café bar during your journey. There’s also free WiFi available and a trolley service until 22:00 on weekdays and 21:00 on weekends. Travelling First Class? You can enjoy a complimentary meal served to your seat during weekdays.

*Information correct at time of writing (August 2019). 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 . On an average weekday, there are 36 trains travelling from Glasgow to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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  • What is the fastest journey from Glasgow to London by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Glasgow to London can start from as little as £27 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 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.

  • 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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    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 to London timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Glasgow to London for Wednesday 27th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

05:4010:334h 53m, direct
06:3011:194h 49m, direct
06:4812:405h 52m, direct
07:3612:304h 54m, direct
08:3713:304h 53m, direct

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

Looking for other travel options? We also sell National Express coach tickets across the UK. Check out times and tickets for Glasgow to London by bus.

How to find cheap train tickets from Glasgow to London

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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.
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