Trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh

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Today25 Apr
from £18
Tomorrow26 Apr
from £18
Sat27 Apr
from £18
Sun28 Apr
from £18
Mon29 Apr
Tue30 Apr
from £18
Wed1 May
Thu2 May

Trains leaving today

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  • This trip is recommended because it is the: Cheapest
    Departure time: 25 April at
    Departure city: Glasgow
    Departure location: Glasgow Central
    Arrival time: 25 April at
    Destination city: Edinburgh
    Destination location: Waverley
    Operated by: ScotRailScotRail
    Vehicle: TrainDuration:
    £18
  • This trip is recommended because it is the: 2nd Cheapest
    Departure time: 25 April at
    Departure city: Glasgow
    Departure location: Glasgow Central
    Arrival time: 25 April at
    Destination city: Edinburgh
    Destination location: Waverley
    Operated by: ScotRailScotRail
    Vehicle: TrainDuration:
    £18
  • This trip is recommended because it is the: Fastest
    Departure time: 25 April at
    Departure city: Glasgow
    Departure location: Glasgow Queen Street
    Arrival time: 25 April at
    Destination city: Edinburgh
    Destination location: Waverley
    Operated by: ScotRailScotRail
    Vehicle: TrainDuration:
    £18
  • Departure time: 25 April at
    Departure city: Glasgow
    Departure location: Glasgow Queen Street
    Arrival time: 25 April at
    Destination city: Edinburgh
    Destination location: Waverley
    Operated by: ScotRailScotRail
    Vehicle: TrainDuration:
    £18
  • Departure time: 25 April at
    Departure city: Glasgow
    Departure location: Glasgow Central
    Arrival time: 25 April at
    Destination city: Edinburgh
    Destination location: Waverley
    Operated by: ScotRailScotRail
    Vehicle: TrainDuration:
    £18
Train Glasgow to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Train Glasgow to Edinburgh: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£18
Average train trip duration1h 15m
Number of daily trains15
Earliest train departure06:58
Distance42 miles
Latest train departure23:45
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Train Companies

Train Companies

Glasgow to Edinburgh Trains

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains15
Earliest and Latest Train Departures06:58 - 23:45
Minimum Price£18
Average Ticket Price£18
Minimum Trip Duration44m
Average Train Trip Duration1h15m
Distance42 miles
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 £18. 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 42 miles 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 15. 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
23/04
£16
24/04
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26/04
£17
27/04
£16
28/04
£17
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The cheapest trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh was searched and found on 23 Apr 2024 with a price of £16

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 £16 to £19 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 £16, which is on 2024-04-27.

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 own real-life musical score by curating a personalised train travel playlist – the perfect accompaniment for your journey 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 105m, 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 60m under the Great Wall of China!

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