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Cheap Trains to Glasgow
"Glasgow is regenerating and evolving at a dizzying pace - style cats beware, this city is edgy, modish and downright ballsy.” Lonely Planet
Once known as an Industrial city, Glasgow is now recognised for its culture and creativity. You might want to take in a match at Ibrox, visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum or tour the Glengoyne Distillery. Glasgow is an excellent destination with some of the UK's best attractions, ideal for families and groups of friends; it has one of the best live music scenes in the UK.
The Science Centre is worth a visit if you have kids. The West End is a great place to spend your day with its parks, shops and restaurants.
One of the most visited cities in the UK and the largest in Scotland, Glasgow is full of energy and life. The city is renowned for its architectural heritage dating back to the Victorian era and its rich art and music culture and as a modern-day shopping destination. Glasgow caters for everyone.
It is straightforward to navigate around Glasgow by public transportation or walking. Start your day with a Scottish breakfast from a restaurant in the famous George Square, a few minutes’ walk from Glasgow Central and Queen Street station.
It is worth taking a quick walk from the centre to Glasgow Cathedral. Here you can find the tomb of St. Mungo, the founder and patron saint of Glasgow. Take a short visit to the neighbouring Museum of Religious Life and Art that exhibits statues and mummies and has a Buddhist courtyard. Near the museum is a Victorian garden cemetery with gothic-inspired sculptures by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. If you like Art, especially Van Gogh or Salvador Dali, you should visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, near the Partick and Kelvinhall stations.
If you want to have a few drinks, then make sure to head to the West End. There are lots of bars to choose from along Byres Road and Ashton Lane, near Hillhead Station. There are many pubs to fit your mood, be it laid-back or hip and trendy.
Main stations in Glasgow
Glasgow has numerous train stations, 7 in total, making it a very accessible city. Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street are the main terminals connecting with stations across the UK. If you are travelling to Glasgow by plane, there is a station at Glasgow Airport, and you can also take the train from the tourist destinations of the Exhibition Centre and Queens Park.
Popular Routes to Glasgow
Most trains to Glasgow travel along the west coast, passing through cities such as Birmingham and Manchester. There are also regular trains from Edinburgh, connecting Glasgow with the East Coast. If you are unsure of which route to take to Glasgow, you can find more information by visiting the pages below.
Frequently Added Questions
How do I get to Glasgow by train?
There are two main stations in Glasgow, Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street which you can reach from all over the country. ScotRail operate the majority of trains serving the city.
How do you get cheap train tickets in Glasgow?
You can get cheap train tickets in Glasgow by splitting your ticket with us, buying in advance also helps.