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Edinburgh to Glasgow

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How to get from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

We are suggesting 10 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Edinburgh Glasgow. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Edinburgh Glasgow by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow on a map as well as the route Edinburgh Glasgow and the different connecting points (Charing Cross (Glasgow) Railway Station, Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station, Anniesland Railway Station, Bellgrove Railway Station, Bearsden Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Edinburgh Glasgow

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Glasgow (Scotland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 42 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Edinburgh Glasgow is a direct bound.
Trains of ScotRail, CrossCountry or East Coast to Glasgow leave from Edinburgh Waverley railway station in Edinburgh. Arrival in Glasgow will take place at Glasgow Central station (0.6 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Edinburgh-Glasgow.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Edinburgh-Glasgow that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Edinburgh. The bus will drop you off at Glasgow bus station (0.3 mi from Glasgow, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Glasgow.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow?

Railway companies
ScotRail provides a rail connection Edinburgh-Glasgow with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Edinburgh to Glasgow with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Glasgow Central railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
East Coast operates the train journey Edinburgh-Glasgow with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Glasgow (Scotland United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh bus station at 11.2 mi from centre) and the city of Glasgow where the coach will drop you off at Glasgow station situated at about 0.3 mi from Glasgow city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Edinburgh-Glasgow (42.3 mi)
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