Shortest travel time:
47 m
Longest travel time:
3 h 10 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$25
Avg. daily departures:
122
Earliest departure:
06:00
Latest departure:
23:45
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
75 km
Edinburgh
Edinburgh's train station is located in the heart of the Scottish capital, making it very easy to reach by public transport.  
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Edinburgh train station
Waverley
Edinburgh EH1 1BB, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Glasgow to Edinburgh Train Information

Traveling south-central Scotland on a train is not only the fastest way to get around in the area but also an excellent opportunity to take in the breathtaking panoramas of the Scottish countryside. The Glasgow - Edinburgh train route is among the most popular options, as fast and modern trains connect the two cities in record travel times. Among the top advantages (apart from the fantastic amenities of the trains) is that both the arrival and departure stations are nestled in the city centers, and there are over 10 daily departures in the schedule. On this page, you can find everything you need to know about the Glasgow to Edinburgh railway route and buy your tickets even if your trip is up to 2 years away!
Planning to stay in Edinburgh for a few days? Read about the best day trips from Edinburgh and build your custom itinerary including the most gorgeous attractions of Scotland.

Are trains running from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

There are several types of trains operating on the Glasgow to Edinburgh rail line, including Intercity high-speed trains that are the fastest option to travel around Scotland. Thanks to saturated Glasgow to Edinburgh train schedule, you can easily choose the most convenient departure time.

Where does Glasgow to Edinburgh train stop?

All Glasgow to Edingburgh trains stop at Croy, Falkirk High, and Haymarket. Some trains running on the line also have such destinations as Polmont, Linlithgow, Camelon, Cumbernauld, Gartcosh, included in their route.

Glasgow to Edinburgh Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
48 min
2 hrs 29 min
06:00
11:46
43
Afternoon trains
48 min
1 hrs 34 min
12:00
17:45
45
Evening trains
47 min
3 hrs 10 min
18:00
20:53
22
Night trains
48 min
1 hrs 35 min
21:05
23:45
12

Trains on Glasgow - Edinburgh Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
High-speed train
56 min
$28
3
High-speed train
47 min
$35
96
Train with 1 change
1 hrs 2 min
$25
23
9 / 10 based on 57 reviews

Glasgow to Edinburgh Train Review & Rating

Had an absolutely worry-free experience

Carrie T. about traveling from Glasgow to Edinburgh