Duration 1h 1m
Distance 46.5 miles
Average price £24
Frequency 6/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and Glasgow takes 1h 1m and the fastest train takes 42 min. The train runs at least 6 times per hour from Edinburgh to Glasgow. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 48 min

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Glasgow
48 min
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£10 - £30

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Glasgow is 42 miles. The road distance is 46.5 miles.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Glasgow train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh and Glasgow?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £10 - £30 and the journey takes 48 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
48 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30

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