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Duration 5h 8m
Distance 291.7 miles
Average price £260
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Glasgow Central Station and Birmingham takes 5h 8m and the fastest train takes 3h 55m. There is a train service every few hours from Glasgow Central Station to Birmingham. 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

  1. Glasgow Central
  2. Birmingham
4h 4m
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£110 - £380

Glasgow Central Station to Birmingham train times

Trains run hourly between Glasgow Central Station and Birmingham. The earliest departure is at 14:00 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Glasgow Central Station is at 17:40 which arrives into Birmingham at 21:52. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 5h 8m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Birmingham New Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Glasgow Central Station and Birmingham is 254 miles. The road distance is 291.7 miles.

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Glasgow Central Station to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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Glasgow Central Station to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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What companies run services between Glasgow Central Station and Birmingham?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street every 4 hours. Tickets cost £110 - £380 and the journey takes 4h 4m. CrossCountry also services this route every 4 hours.
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£110 - £380
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£110 - £380
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£280 - £380
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £100
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100

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