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Folkestone to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    04:40
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 57m
  • Distance
    641 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Folkestone to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Folkestone to Glasgow take around 5 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 641 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Folkestone and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Folkestone to Glasgow?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Folkestone 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 Folkestone to Glasgow?

The Folkestone to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Folkestone around 04:40 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Folkestone around 05:57, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Folkestone 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 Folkestone to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Folkestone and Glasgow?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Glasgow to Folkestone 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.