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Glasgow to Retford by train

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    00:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 5m
  • Distance
    354 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Glasgow to Retford by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Retford take around 4 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 354 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Retford.

1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Retford?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Glasgow to Retford 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 27 departures.

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

The Glasgow to Retford train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Retford is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:22 and the last train is around 23:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:26, and the last at 00:06.

When to book Glasgow to Retford 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 Glasgow to Retford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Retford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • ScotRail

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

Retford to Glasgow by train

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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.