Train times from Glasgow Central to London Euston

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Your quick facts about the Glasgow to London Train

The train line from Scotland’s most populous city to England’s capital will always be a primary route, so expect to be zipped along the rails at top speed between Glasgow Central and London Euston, right in the hearts of both cities. As the crow flies, this is a journey of 552 km (343 miles), so sit back, get some work done, prepare for your visit or just watch the towns, cities and countryside whizz by.

Average journey time from Glasgow Central to London Euston:
4hr 30m

How long does the Glasgow to London train journey take?

If you’re weighing up Glasgow to London flights, remember the 1 hr 20 min journey you might see advertised is only the airborne time. You’ll spend extra time getting to and from the airports (that’s two city commutes), plus checking in and waiting for luggage on arrival.

The train is the hassle-free option, with snacks, WiFi and comfy seats along the way.

What time are the first and last trains?

If you’ve got a critical meeting in Glasgow first thing in the morning or want to get home from a late-night appointment in the big smoke, you’ll need to know when your first and last trains are.

Because times change from day to day, it’s best to use the journey planning tool above. Choose the date you want to travel on and click the “Earlier journeys” and “Later journeys” buttons at the bottom of the timetable until you reach the start or end of the day on which you’re travelling. Then relax, safe in the knowledge that your day is planned, with a comfy journey there and back.