Shortest travel time:
46 m
Longest travel time:
1 h 37 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$26
Avg. daily departures:
156
Earliest departure:
05:19
Latest departure:
23:45
Edinburgh
Railway stations in Edinburgh are set right in the heart of the Scottish capital, making it very easy to reach them by public transport.  
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Edinburgh train station
Waverley
Edinburgh EH1 1BB, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
75 km
Glasgow
Glasgow train stations
Glasgow Central
Gordon St, Glasgow G1 3SL, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Glasgow Queen Street
N Hanover St, Glasgow G1 2AF, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Edinburgh to Glasgow Train Information

Traveling south-central Scotland on a train is not only a time-saving way to get around in the area but also a wonderful opportunity to take in the beautiful panoramas of the Scottish countryside. The train route from Edinburgh to Glasgow is among the popular options, as fast and modern trains connect the two cities in record travel times. Among the top advantages (apart from the great amenities of the trains) is that both the arrival and departure stations are located in the heart of the amazing Scottish cities, and there are over 10 daily departures in the schedule. On this page, you can find everything you need to know about the Edinburgh - Glasgow railway route and book your tickets even if your trip is up to 2 years away!
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Is there a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

Since several types of direct trains (including regular and high-speed) serve the Edinburgh-Glasgow railway line, travelers can choose the option that suits their budget the most.

Is there a direct train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Airport (GLA)?

No, there is no direct train connection between the mentioned destinations. Those who need to reach Glasgow Airport from Scotland's capital should first get to Glasgow Queen Street by train and then hop on a bus #500. The whole journey with all the following transfers takes approximately 1,5 hours.

Edinburgh to Glasgow Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
47 min
1 hrs 37 min
05:19
11:45
57
Afternoon trains
47 min
1 hrs 31 min
12:04
17:57
64
Evening trains
46 min
1 hrs 27 min
18:03
20:55
22
Night trains
48 min
1 hrs 32 min
21:15
23:45
13

Trains on Edinburgh - Glasgow Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
High-speed train
58 min
$29
3
High-speed train
46 min
$36
117
Train with 1 change
1 hrs 2 min
$26
36
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Edinburgh to Glasgow Train Review & Rating

Time flew by on the train, wonderful connection

Josie Y. about traveling from Edinburgh to Glasgow