Book Glasgow To Edinburgh Trains

Vacationing in the UK means travelling across cities, each having its own history and culture. Our journey planner tool helps you find all the available trains from Glasgow To Edinburgh, with multiple options for train tickets from Glasgow To Edinburgh. Glasgow To Edinburgh is a very busy route - so you need to plan smart, and in advance.

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Travel From Scotland’s Largest City to Scottish Capital City

Are you having problems in finding suitable flights to Edinburgh? Why not check suitable trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh which is suppose be much cheaper and easier mode of transport to reach the destination. Edinburgh, a capital of Scotland is one of the most popular cities in UK and is rich in both history and culture. You can get from Scotland’s largest city to Scotland’s capital faster by rail rather than by driving or taking a bus. People who live in Glasgow or Edinburgh commonly use the train to commute for work or spend a weekend in the city because traffic congestion around both cities can be severe at times, and that is why Glasgow to Edinburgh train offers an easy journey direct to both city centres. Passengers also avoid many of the hassles of other forms of travel, such as airport wait times and security lines when travelling by train. People travelling from Glasgow to Edinburgh train can also explore the place that has something for everyone. The top attractions definitely worth visiting when in Edinburgh are:

Train Provider From Glasgow To Edinburgh Date Fare Duration
rail providers cross country 06:01 07:01 15 November 2018 £9.30 1 Hr
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rail providers scotrail 06:16 07:29 15 November 2018 £14.40 1 Hr 13 Min
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rail providers scotrail 06:30 07:23 15 November 2018 £14.40 53 Min
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rail providers scotrail 06:01 07:13 15 November 2018 £14.40 1 Hr 12 Min
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rail providers scotrail 06:45 07:36 15 November 2018 £14.40 51 Min
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rail providers london north eastern railway 06:48 07:52 15 November 2018 £14.40 1 Hr 4 Min
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Trains – A Convenient Mode of Transport from Glasgow to Edinburgh

There are direct trains from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverly station, hence most folks use the frequent commuter service from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Frequency of Glasgow to Edinburgh train is of 10 to 15 minutes. The journey time between Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverly station is 58 minutes. The fastest journey takes 1 hour 4 minutes. On weekdays, there are 216 trains per day running between Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverly. There are fewer services on weekdays and public holidays so journey time may be longer on weekends. First train departs at around 06:00 and the last at 23:20. ScotRail is the primary train company operating on this route. There are also some trains from Glasgow Central which takes a different route and are longer. If these are convenient, tickets prices may at times be lower.

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Smarter Cheaper Train Tickets

One way ticket from Glasgow to Edinburgh train costs around £14.65 on the fastest trains available. Discounted train tickets are available for children and holders of a national railcard. Railcards are typically available to people ages 16 to 25, seniors, families and disabled individuals and give a 33 percent discount on train tickets. A round-trip ticket from Glasgow to Edinburgh and back is usually cheaper than two one-way tickets. Moreover, on this route the "off-peak" fare available for trains after 0900 is marginally cheaper than the "anytime" fare valid on all trains.

Certain train operators like CrossCountry also offer cheaper tickets on a limited number of services -- for example, the early morning hours train from Glasgow to Edinburgh may cost as less for a one-way ticket. Cheaper tickets for any given journey are available if you plan advance ahead of your travel, so booking ahead is often the cheapest option.

Departure To Fare Duration
Manchester Edinburgh £74.2 3 Hr 12 Min
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Newcastle Edinburgh £41.8 1 Hr 31 Min
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Aberdeen Edinburgh £35.5 2 Hr 35 Min
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London Edinburgh £159.5 5 Hr
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Birmingham Edinburgh £122.6 4 Hr 3 Min
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Glasgow Edinburgh £9.3 1 Hr
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Leeds Edinburgh £111.5 3 Hr 12 Min
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Hull Edinburgh £122.0 4 Hr 1 Min
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Sunderland Edinburgh £60.5 2 Hr 15 Min
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Oxford Edinburgh £161.0 6 Hr 28 Min
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Wolverhampton Edinburgh £127.2 3 Hr 49 Min
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Cardiff Edinburgh £181.6 6 Hr 15 Min
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York Edinburgh £94.5 2 Hr 37 Min
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Bristol Edinburgh £196.6 7 Hr 2 Min
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Nottingham Edinburgh £138.1 4 Hr 55 Min
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Brighton Edinburgh £98.0 6 Hr 7 Min
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Swansea Edinburgh £185.4 7 Hr 41 Min
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Bradford Edinburgh £115.5 4 Hr 2 Min
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Portsmouth Edinburgh £167.6 7 Hr 37 Min
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Leicester Edinburgh £144.1 5 Hr 37 Min
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Southampton Edinburgh £169.3 7 Hr 13 Min
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Liverpool Edinburgh £77.3 3 Hr 55 Min
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Norwich Edinburgh £141.5 6 Hr 16 Min
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Glasgow to Edinburgh Bus – An Affordable Way to Travel

Buses in UK are the affordable to way to travel in between cities with number of national and international operators operating on every route. Glasgow to Edinburgh bus runs at a frequency of hourly throughout the day. The journey time takes around 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes. The first bus of the day from Glasgow departs at 7 in the morning and the last service leaves after 8 in the evening. Few of the bus operators provide direct journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Night bus services are also available on weekends. There are five bus operators that provide intercity bus services between Glasgow and Edinburgh, including citylink, Busbud, Eurolines UK, National Express and megabus. These are some of the most reliable and luxurious bus services operating from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Not only they offer cheap bus tickets but also fast and comfortable bus services. Though the tickets can be purchased on the day of travel subject to availability, it is strongly recommended to pre-book tickets.  Tickets can be purchased online up to 12 hours in advance.

All the buses from Glasgow departs from Glasgow buchanan bus station which is close to Glasgow Queen Street railway station and a short walk to the north of Glasgow Central railway station. buchanan bus station in Glasgow is the largest bus station in Scotland where it is possible to takes buses to any part of the Scotland. Buses at Edinburgh arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station, situated in the city centre close to Edinburgh Waverly Railway station. This station is close to many main sights in Edinburgh which are well within walking distance, including the Edinburgh Castle. You can easily plan and book a trip online by bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh. One can check some of the best search engine sites which can help you find the best ticket fares and schedules between Glasgow to Edinburgh bus.