It takes an average of 9h 28m to travel from Reading to Glasgow by train, over a distance of around 333 miles (535 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Reading to Glasgow and tickets for this journey start from £66.50 when you book in advance.
From 5h 58m
333 miles (535 km)
18 trains per day
If you want to know more about the journey from Reading to Glasgow by train, look no further!
The average journey time from Reading to Glasgow by train is 9 hours 28 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 5 hours 58 minutes. You'll usually find 18 trains per day travelling the 333 miles (535 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way to Glasgow. You'll be travelling with London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or Great Western Railway on your way to Glasgow, as these are the main rail operators on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Reading to Glasgow start from £66.50 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Glasgow, including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
The average journey time by train between Reading and Glasgow is 9 hours and 28 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Reading to Glasgow is 5 hours and 58 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Reading to Glasgow can start from as little as £66.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Reading to Glasgow. Travelling from Reading to Glasgow by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Reading to Glasgow leaves at 05:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Reading to Glasgow leaves at 21:15. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Reading to Glasgow cover a distance of around 333 miles (535 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Glasgow to Reading.
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