Trains Glasgow to Edinburgh

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  • About 276 trains per day from Glasgow to Edinburgh
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Facts

Trains Glasgow <> Edinburgh  

Booking horizon  approx. 12 weeks
Duration 0h39
Distance  47 miles
Direct trains Direct
First train Glasgow 05h41
Last train Glasgow 23h48
First train Edinburgh 05h40
Last train Edinburgh 21h00
Trains per day 276
Train company ScotRail / Cross Country
Station Glasgow Glasgow Central / Glasgow Queen Street
Station Edinburgh Edinburgh Waverley

Timetable

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The first train leaves at 05h41 from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh Waverley, the last train leaves at 23h48. The journey time is 39 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 276 trains run between Glasgow and Edinburgh. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh!

Travel by Scotrail

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are optional
  • At-seat catering is available on most trains 
  • Free wifi 

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Light meals and snacks are included 
  • Reclining seats
  • Solo seats 
  • Seat reservations are included if you buy online 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • Newspaper and magazines

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Edinburgh Waverley - Info

Railway Station Edinburgh

Edinburgh Waverley is the name of the main station of Edinburgh.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 23:59
  • Saturday 05:00 - 23:59
  • Sunday 07:00 - 23:59

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, New Street: Long Stay, http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/ 
  • First class Lounge: yes
  • Left luggage: Lockers located on Platform 19. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: - 
  • Bus: 15 minutes 
  • Taxi: yes, www.traintaxi.co.uk 

Rent-a-bike

Bike & Go: Bikes available for public hire from the station concourse. Register online: www.scotrail.co.uk/bike-and-go

To the airport

  • 'Airlink 100' express shuttle bus, operated by Lothian Buses. For details: www.lothianbuses.com 

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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Glasgow Central - Info

Railway Station Glasgow

Glasgow Central is the name of the main station of Glasgow.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office

  • Monday - Friday 05:30 - 21:30
  • Saturday 05:30 - 21:30
  • Sunday 09:15 - 21:30

Facilities

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, NCP Long Stay Car Park at Oswald Street
  • First class Lounge: yes
  • Left luggage: yes. Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located on Platform 1. Mon - Sat 06:00 - 2359. Sun 07:00 - 23:59.

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: - 
  • Bus: 15 minutes 
  • Taxi: yes, www.traintaxi.co.uk 

Rent-a-bike

Glasgow City Council bike scheme: 400 bikes will be available for public hire at 31 locations across the city with additional temporary sites: www.nextbike.co.uk/en/glasgow/

Bike & Go: Bikes available for public hire from the station concourse. Register online: www.scotrail.co.uk/bike-and-go

To the airport

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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Glasgow Central - Rental cars

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