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Bournemouth to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 12m
  • Distance
    593 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 39m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Glasgow take around 7 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 593 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Glasgow every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Bournemouth to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 05:42, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Glasgow?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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.