Edinburgh to Glasgow by train
Whether you’re heading for a gig, to visit family or to take in some of the city’s tourist attractions, getting the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow could not be more straightforward. Whatever the reason for your trip, we’ll ensure you can purchase your ticket without paying any booking fees. On this page you’ll find information on how long you can expect your journey to take. Not only that, we’ll also offer some useful tips on how you can book your train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow while keeping costs to a minimum.
Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets
Book in advance
Looking to make a more than handy saving on your trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow? If you know exactly when you’ll be travelling, booking an Advance ticket could reduce fares significantly and leave you with extra money to spend during your visit.
Invest in a railcard
If you regularly travel with the same friend or family member, are currently studying or are over 60 years old, you can save 1/3 off train tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow with a Railcard. All you need to do is check the Railcard box when you come to purchase your tickets and you’ll capitalise on some fantastic savings.
And if you’re travelling on a weekday, outside of the morning or evening rushes, you’ll be able to save on trains from Edinburgh and Glasgow with an Off-Peak ticket. Just check the journey planner to make sure your fare qualifies for this rate.