Train to Glasgow
Scotland's largest city Glasgow has developed into a cultural city rewarded with the prestigious European City of Culture in 1990 and the UK's City of Architecture and Design in 1999.
Trains To Glasgow Stations
Glasgows most popular stations, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central rail station are both located in the city centre.
Major Rail Routes to Glasgow
West Coast Mainline - Virgin Trains and ScotRail operate rail services along this line through Carlilse, Lancaster and Crewe, from London Euston (ScotRail only operate a sleeper service). First TransPennine also operate some of the local services.
East Coast Mainline - East Coast operate this route from London Kings Cross via York and Newcastle, most of these trains involve a change at Edinburgh. Cross Country also operate along this route from Birmingham.
Scottish Routes - ScotRail operate all the services to Glasgow from the highlands, and along with East Coast operate trains to Glasgow from the most populous Scottish cities.
Trains to Glasgow - Times and Frequency
Edinburgh (49 m) 4 direct trains per hour
Aberdeen (2h 32) 1 direct per hour
London (4 h 31) 1-3 per hour (1-4 direct trains every 2 hours, or change at Edinburgh)
Newcastle (2h 34)1-4 per hour
Carlisle (1h 10) 1-2 direct per hour
Lancaster (2h 6) 2 direct per hour
Manchester(3 h10)1 per hour (most include a change at Preston)
Birmingham (3h 57) 1 direct per 2 hours
Why Take the Train to Glasgow?
Glasgow benefits from stunning surrounding countryside and coastal views as it sits proudly on the river Clyde. Visitors are spoilt for choice with countless museums, shopping rivaling London, superb restaurants, bars and nightlife as well as having Scotlands two giant football teams Rangers and Celtic.