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Trains Glasgow to Birmingham: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do train tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham cost?

The prices for train tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham will cost 591.11 RM. The average train ticket price is approximately 774.52 RM. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Glasgow to Birmingham by train

Best price 591.11 RM
Journey duration 1 h 3 min
Connections per day 82
First departure 04:26
Last departure 16:16
Distance 406 km
Departure Glasgow
Arrival Birmingham
Carriers Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, West midlands railway, Cross country, First transpennine express, ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Transport For Wales, London North Eastern Railway, Northern rail

Ticket price Glasgow - Birmingham every day

232.73 RM
171.88 RM
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Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
591.11 RM
Maximum price
430,025.21 RM

Glasgow - Birmingham


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By Train

816 RM

Thursday, September 29th 2022
Avanti West Coast-logo
Warrington Bank Quay - Birmingham New Street
09:41 - 11:05
Avanti West Coast
1h 24min
CO2: 1.17kg
By Bus

172 RM

Sunday, October 2nd 2022
Buchanan Bus Station - Brunel Street
11:00 - 18:15
7h 15min
CO2: 14.3kg

How long does the journey from Glasgow to Birmingham take by train?

In order to get from Glasgow to Birmingham faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Glasgow and Birmingham will complete the journey in 9 min. On average, it will take you about 1 h 3 min to travel the 407 km between Glasgow and Birmingham.

What time are the departures from Glasgow to Birmingham?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Glasgow to Birmingham leaving at 04:26. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 16:16.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use to travel from Glasgow to Birmingham?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Glasgow and Birmingham. You can start your journey in Glasgow at stations such as Glasgow Central [ GLC ], Glasgow Central, Birmingham New Street, Lichfield Trent Valley, Sutton Coldfield, Warrington Bank Quay, Preston, Crewe, Butlers Lane and Four Oaks. These connect to stations including Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham New Street, Carlisle, Warrington Bank Quay, Crewe, Preston, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Butlers Lane and Glasgow Central in Birmingham. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Glasgow to Birmingham.

How many times a day do journeys run from Glasgow to Birmingham?

The route from Glasgow to Birmingham is served by providers including Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, West midlands railway, Cross country, First transpennine express, ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Transport For Wales, London North Eastern Railway and Northern rail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 115 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Glasgow 82 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Glasgow to Birmingham, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 82 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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