Trains – Primary Mode of Transport from London to Glasgow
Glasgow is Scotland’s biggest city and probably one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in Scotland. People travelling from London often use trains to commute for work or spend a weekend in Glasgow. Taking a train to Glasgow from London is super easy and not as pricey as one might expect. In Glasgow, one can find excellent museums and art galleries as well as beautiful parks and historic buildings such as Glasgow Cathedral, Riverside museum, Kelvingrove art gallery & museum etc. There are direct trains from London Euston Station and Kings Cross Station to Glasgow Central Station; hence majority of people prefer trains from London to Glasgow.
|Train Provider||From London||To Glasgow||Date||Fare||Duration|
|10:10||14:59||15 November 2018||£68.00||4 Hr 49 Min|
|09:10||13:59||15 November 2018||£113.00||4 Hr 49 Min|
|08:10||12:59||15 November 2018||£143.00||4 Hr 49 Min|
|06:12||12:22||15 November 2018||£159.50||6 Hr 10 Min|
|07:00||12:22||15 November 2018||£159.50||5 Hr 22 Min|
|07:10||11:59||15 November 2018||£163.00||4 Hr 49 Min|
Find the Best Trains to Reach Glasgow from London
Scotland is well-connected from London, all thanks to the excellent and efficient rail network of UK. One can travel by train from London to Glasgow one of the Britain’s premier high speed Virgin trains that takes about 4.5 hours to reach Glasgow from London. There are frequent departures of London Glasgow train throughout the day from early morning until the late evening. Most of the trains London to Glasgow are pretty much direct, though some trains require one change in Carlisle. The fastest train from London to Glasgow covers the distance of 643 km in 4 hours 10 minutes by making just one intermediate stop. Otherwise most trains from London to Glasgow makes about six stops along the route and takes about 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours to reach Glasgow Central. The journey between London and Glasgow is quite scenic and beautiful which can only be explored by train travel. The first half of the journey gives view of the Thame landscapes along the glorious hill country and the second half of the journey on London Glasgow train passes through the edge of the Lake District and then crosses the hills of Southern Scotland.
Another alternative route by train from London to Glasgow is via Edinburgh, however this route takes an hour more longer than the popular route as described above. There are also two separate overnight trains from London Euston to the Glasgow, both running under the Caledonian Sleeper brand. One runs to Glasgow Central and the other travel to Dalmuir which is located in the west of the city centre. All trains from London to Glasgow arrive at Glasgow Central station which is centrally located and is only few minutes walk to the main shopping area in Glasgow. There is also inter-station bus service that runs between Glasgow Central, Queen Street Station, Buchanan Bus Station as well as Gordon street. Bookings for trains London to Glasgow normally opens three months before the date of departure. Hence, travellers can offset some of the cost of train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.
|Newcastle||Glasgow||£74.0||2 Hr 58 Min|
|Manchester||Glasgow||£16.0||3 Hr 25 Min|
|Aberdeen||Glasgow||£41.8||2 Hr 41 Min|
|Liverpool||Glasgow||£16.0||3 Hr 32 Min|
|Leicester||Glasgow||£121.0||6 Hr 21 Min|
|Wolverhampton||Glasgow||£27.0||3 Hr 38 Min|
|Cardiff||Glasgow||£152.0||7 Hr 9 Min|
|Norwich||Glasgow||£158.0||8 Hr 24 Min|
|London||Glasgow||£68.0||4 Hr 49 Min|
|Oxford||Glasgow||£127.5||6 Hr 21 Min|
Book Bus Travel to Glasgow
National Express Buses run from London Victoria Coach Station regularly throughout the day with travel times of 8hrs 15mins to Glasgow. Another operator Megabus also operates on London to Glasgow route by providing sleeper coach with beds. London to Glasgow bus departs at 7.30 am in morning and the last bus leaves at 11 pm.