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There are 10 ways to get from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

£59 - £413

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Bus  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, The Courts to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95

£22 - £28

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Train, bus  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, The Courts to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95

£121 - £395

Drive  •  6h 17m

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels 350.4 miles

£50 - £80

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

£64 - £292

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

£54 - £245

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

£40 - £164

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

£47 - £179

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

£53 - £233

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

£78 - £362

Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels by subway and train

The journey time between Liverpool Street Station and Galashiels is around 6h 1m and covers a distance of around 427 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 28m. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube), LNER and First ScotRail Service. Typically 119 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 1m
Fastest journey time:
5h 28m
Services per week:
119
Cheapest price:
£59
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:01
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels subway and train schedules

Departing Thursday, June 17, 2021

Liverpool Street Station → Galashiels
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels is to bus, which costs £22 - £29 and takes 11h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels is to fly and train which costs £60 - £300 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Street Station station to Galashiels. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Street Station and arriving at Galashiels, Transport Interchange via London Victoria Coach Station and Carlisle, The Courts. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool Street Station station to Galashiels. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Street station and arriving at Galashiels via London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Liverpool Street Station and Galashiels is 306 miles. The road distance is 350.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels without a car is to train which takes 6h 21m and costs £55 - £420.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels, including transfers.

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Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels is to train which takes 6h 21m and costs £55 - £420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £29 and takes 11h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels.
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  • Distance: 306.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Liverpool Street Station, England and Galashiels, Scotland?

You can take a train from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 6h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Carlisle, and Carlisle, The Courts in around 11h 26m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£130 - £410
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from Farringdon to Luton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, The Courts to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Borders Buses
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Galashiels, Transport Interchange station.

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Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Galashiels station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels is 350 miles. It takes approximately 6h 17m to drive from Liverpool Street Station to Galashiels.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Galashiels. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 50 min and costs £15 - £27.

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