Barnsley to Glasgow by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 39m
  • Distance
    312 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barnsley to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Barnsley to Glasgow take around 4 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 312 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnsley and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Barnsley to Glasgow?

Journeys between Barnsley and Glasgow usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Barnsley to Glasgow every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Barnsley to Glasgow?

The Barnsley to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Barnsley to Glasgow train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Barnsley around 05:23 and the last train is around 23:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnsley around 06:33, and the last at 23:08.

When to book Barnsley to Glasgow train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barnsley to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barnsley and Glasgow?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barnsley to Glasgow, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.