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Glasgow to Bologna by train

  • First train
    04:26
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    21hr 39m
  • Distance
    1,675 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    8
  • Avg. journey time
    29hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Glasgow to Bologna by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Bologna take around 21 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,675 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Bologna.

1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Bologna?

Journeys between Glasgow and Bologna usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Glasgow to Bologna 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 11 departures.

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

The Glasgow to Bologna train travel time is normally about 21 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bologna is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:26, and the last at 23:15.

When to book Glasgow to Bologna train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Glasgow to Bologna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Bologna?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • Eurostar
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Italo
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • 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.