It takes an average of 6h 41m to travel from London to Glasgow by train, over a distance of around 345 miles (555 km). There are normally 56 trains per day travelling from London to Glasgow and tickets for this journey start from £31.10 when you book in advance.
From 4h 30m
345 miles (555 km)
56 trains per day
Direct trains available
Thinking about taking the train from London to Glasgow Central? We’ve got you covered.
The train from London to Glasgow Central usually takes around 5h 38m but can take just 4h 29m on the fastest services, with around 22 trains running on this popular route per day. Once you're on board, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes along the way.
You'll be travelling with Avanti West Coast on this route. All Avanti trains come with free WiFi, power sockets, and luggage racks, as well as a bar carriage where you can buy snacks and drinks throughout your journey.
Want to snap up the cheapest fares? Read our top tips for finding cheap train tickets from London to Glasgow below or check out the latest train deals and discounts:
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Considering a trip to Glasgow but not sure which mode of transport to take? Head over to our guide on the best way to travel from London to Glasgow.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Glasgow is right for you.
National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.
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