Cologne to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    07:19
  • Last train
    21:43
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    11hr
  • Distance
    922 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Glasgow take around 11 hours, covering a distance of approximately 922 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Glasgow?

Journeys between Cologne and Glasgow usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Cologne to Glasgow every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

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

The Cologne to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 11 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 07:42 and the last train is around 19:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 06:49, and the last at 21:43.

When to book Cologne to Glasgow train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Cologne to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Glasgow?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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.