Glasgow to Edinburgh by train
Are you looking to travel between Scotland’s two primary cities but don’t want to risk getting stuck on the M8? Why not hop aboard a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh, whether it is for a night out with friends or for an important business meeting? We’ll ensure you can purchase your ticket for Scotland’s capital without paying any booking fees. Here, we’ll provide information of how long you can expect your journey to take, as well as offering handy tips on how to save money when booking your train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh.
Find the next train to Edinburgh from Glasgow Queen Street
Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets
Invest in a Railcard
If you’re a student, over 60 years of age or perhaps you often travel with the same person, you can save 1/3 on train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh with a Railcard. The process is nice and easy – just check the Railcard box when buying your tickets to benefit from the available savings.
What if your journey takes place on a weekday, outside the usually hectic morning or evening rush hours? You can save on your train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh with an Off-Peak ticket. We would just recommend checking the journey planner to ensure your fare falls into this category.
Seeking a fun day out with your friends, perhaps to visit Edinburgh’s famous castle or take in a show? You can earn a significant discount on trains from Glasgow to Edinburgh with GroupSave, if you’re travelling Off-Peak in a group of 3 to 9 adults.