Make the most of your travel time and don’t fight for your flight. Join the miles better club when you travel First Class with us between London and Glasgow and Birmingham and Glasgow.

Time won. Not wasted

Time won. Not wasted.

94% of your entire journey time will be onboard where you can eat and work in comfort and style. Meaning you can get stuff done in your own time.

Frequent train services

Super frequent

We have 54 trains running every weekday between London and Scotland, plus another 80 running over the weekend. What are you waiting for?

Punctual train services

Ever so punctual

87% of our trains roll in within 10 minutes of planned arrival time, so you can arrive ready to go. (Data as of August 2016).

Trains vs plane - 125mph office

125mph office

Go First and conquer. With tables and plug points at every seat in First Class (plus extra leg room) you can be sure you’re bringing your A game. Read, relax or rattle though reams of work. You’ll arrive ready to take on the world.

Trains vs plane - WiFi and onboard entertainment

WiFi and onboard entertainment

Surf, research, tweet - whatever floats your business boat with free onboard WiFi. Or, press play on BEAM, our free (yep, free) onboard entertainment service. Stream blockbuster movies, TV box sets and more direct to your personal device. Just head to 

Trains vs plane - First Class food

First Class food at your seat

We're famous for our great British breakfast. Tuck in. All our weekday First Class menus feature locally-sourced British meat, sustainably-sourced fish and other hand-picked goodies. Our team will bring your food straight to your seat. Lovely stuff.

No expensive airport transfers

No expensive airport transfers

Rather than dropping you at an airport miles from the action, we deliver you to the heart of the city. So you can get right down to business. Or pleasure.

First Class lounge

First Class lounge

Relax in our First Class lounges with drinks, snacks, WiFi and weekday newspapers. And it's all free. Just decide whether to work or play.

Plug seats

Plus seats at every point

Running low on battery? Don’t panic. There’s a plug point at every window seat for you in First Class to keep your device juiced up.

No booking fees or card fees

No booking fees

No hidden surprises. No card fees. Just booking brilliance. And with our Price promise you won't find our prices cheaper anywhere else. Guaranteed.

Free seat picking

Free seat picking

Choose your seat. For free. Window, table, forward or backward facing, it’s up to you. You can make your choice during the booking process for all our Advance tickets.

Carbon footprint

Carbon footprint

Go green from London to Glasgow. Our trains use just 6% of the total CO2 emitted for the same journey by plane. Give our carbon calculator a go.

No queuing

No queuing

Leave the lines behind. Book ahead and also get your tickets sent straight to your device, because we like to make things easier for you.

No luggage check in

No luggage check in

Take your luggage straight onboard and get to it when you need to. There’s three spaces to store it – above and below your seat, and in the luggage areas by the doorways.

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London to Glasgow

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Birmingham to Edinburgh

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Glasgow to Birmingham

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