Runcorn to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    05:57
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 59m
  • Distance
    300 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 1m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Runcorn to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Runcorn to Glasgow take around 2 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 300 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Runcorn and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Runcorn to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Runcorn 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 13 departures.

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

The Runcorn to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Runcorn around 06:01 and the last train is around 00:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Runcorn around 05:57, and the last at 23:52.

When to book Runcorn 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 Runcorn to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Runcorn and Glasgow?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport for Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.