St Helens to Glasgow by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    288 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from St Helens to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from St Helens to Glasgow take around 3 hours, covering a distance of approximately 288 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between St Helens and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from St Helens to Glasgow?

Journeys between St Helens and Glasgow usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from St Helens 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 33 departures.

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

The St Helens to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 3 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart St Helens around 05:58 and the last train is around 22:41. At weekends the first train of the day leaves St Helens around 05:58, and the last at 20:41.

When to book St Helens 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 St Helens to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between St Helens and Glasgow?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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.