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Journey information from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley)

  • Train Fares from: £13.40
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train?

    The average journey time between Glasgow and Edinburgh (Waverley) is . On an average weekday, there are 248 trains travelling from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) cost?

    Train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) can start from as little as £13.40 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley)?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley).

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  • What is the distance between Glasgow and Edinburgh (Waverley)?

    The distance between Glasgow and Edinburgh (Waverley) is 42 miles.

    Distance: 42 miles
  • What time is the first train from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley)?

    The first train from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) departs at .

    What time is the last train from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley)?

    The last train from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) departs at .

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    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) for Tuesday 11th May 2021. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
12:2613:391h 13m, direct
12:3814:031h 25m, direct
12:4513:3651m, direct
13:0714:281h 21m, direct
13:1514:1055m, direct
13:1714:401h 23m, direct
13:2814:431h 15m, direct
13:3714:591h 22m, direct
13:4514:3449m, direct
14:0715:291h 22m, direct

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Glasgow.

How to find cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley)

Did you know that most train companies in the UK increase their prices as the departure date approaches? Our aim is to help you save – we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction

Book in advance.

Save up to 61%** when you book in advance. Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket.

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Glasgow to Edinburgh (Waverley) is right for you.

Use your Railcard.

National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide. Save even more on UK train tickets with SplitSave, our latest app feature. Find out more about split tickets.

**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.