Skipton to Glasgow by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 24m
  • Distance
    255 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Skipton to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Skipton to Glasgow take around 3 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 255 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Skipton and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Skipton to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Skipton 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 16 departures.

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

The Skipton to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Skipton around 05:22 and the last train is around 20:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Skipton around 05:19, and the last at 19:33.

When to book Skipton 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 Skipton to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Skipton and Glasgow?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.