Trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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TodayApr 22
TomorrowApr 23
from $29
WedApr 24
from $29
ThuApr 25
from $29
FriApr 26
from $27
SatApr 27
from $29
SunApr 28
from $29
MonApr 29

Train schedules for tomorrow

One passenger / one way

6:59AM
1h13m
8:12AM
Glasgow - Glasgow Central
Cheapest
Edinburgh - Waverley
Cheapest
7:05AM
1h23m
8:28AM
Glasgow - Glasgow Central
2nd Cheapest
Edinburgh - Waverley
2nd Cheapest
7:15AM
52m
8:07AM
Glasgow - Glasgow Queen Street
Fastest
Edinburgh - Waverley
Fastest
7:07AM
1h8m
8:15AM
Glasgow - Glasgow Queen Street
Edinburgh - Waverley
7:13AM
1h35m
8:48AM
Glasgow - Glasgow Central
Edinburgh - Waverley
Train Glasgow to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Train Glasgow to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$30
Average train trip duration1h 15m
Number of daily trains14
Earliest train departure6:58 AM
Distance67 km
Latest train departure11:45 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change
Train companies

Train companies

Glasgow to Edinburgh Trains

Information about this train trip

Daily Trains14
Earliest and Latest Train Departures6:58AM - 11:45PM
Minimum Price$27
Average Ticket Price$30
Minimum Trip Duration44m
Average Train Trip Duration1h15m
Distance67 km
Train Companies on This RouteScotRail, CrossCountry, Transpennine Express
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Glasgow - Edinburgh

The average train ticket price from Glasgow to Edinburgh is $30. The best way to find cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

A train trip between Glasgow and Edinburgh is around 1h 15m, although the fastest train will take about 44m. This is the time it takes to travel the 67 km that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 14. Some trains are direct while others include transferring trains. Simplify your train trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the train from Glasgow to Edinburgh, you can travel comfortably and safely with ScotRail, CrossCountry, Transpennine Express.

Find cheapest prices for trains

Find cheapest prices for trains

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
04-20
$27
04-21
$28
Today
No data
04-23
$27
04-24
No data
04-25
No data
04-26
$28
04-27
$28
The cheapest trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh was searched and found on Apr 20, 2024 with a price of $27

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $27 to $33 for a train ticket from Glasgow to Edinburgh based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $27 which is on 2024-04-23.

About Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

Taking the fastest trains allows you to travel at speeds greater than 300 km/h. Taking a trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh is not only much quicker but more comfortable too! You can usually travel directly to the city centre and save time while you're at it.

Regional train? High-speed train? Whichever train to Edinburgh you take, you’ll help reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint of your trip. As you watch the landscapes unfold before your eyes, you can tell yourself that with this choice, you are making sure they remain protected.

With up to 30x less CO2 emissions for your train journey between Glasgow and Edinburgh, the train is an ecological alternative to flights or personal cars.

Create your real-life musical score by curating a personalized train travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your train ride from Glasgow to Edinburgh.

Did you know?

Railway companies played a major role as early as 1883 in the use of time zones as we know them today.

The magnetic levitation train (Maglev for short) is currently the fastest train in the world. With a speed of 603 km/ h, it is closely followed by the French high-speed train (574.8 km / h) which remains in 2020, the fastest train to date.

One of the deepest train stations in the world is in Kiev. Located at a depth of 105 m, it was designed in this way to serve as a shelter in the event of an attack. The second deepest station is in China. Badaling station is located 60 m under the Great Wall of China!

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Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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