Dover to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    04:30
  • Last train
    22:49
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 8m
  • Distance
    642 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dover to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Dover to Glasgow take around 6 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 642 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dover and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Dover to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Dover 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 31 departures.

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

The Dover to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Dover around 04:30 and the last train is around 22:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dover around 04:55, and the last at 22:49.

When to book Dover 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 Dover to Glasgow by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Dover and Glasgow?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Glasgow to Dover by train

Other journeys to Glasgow View all journeys to Glasgow

Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack
  • 100% human support

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.