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Getting from Motherwell to Glasgow by train

A short trip into the city, you can get from Motherwell to Glasgow in less than half an hour.

This city has everything going on. A centre for culture in Scotland, Glasgow is exploding with life. With everything from a thriving art scene to an historic footballing rivalry, it's a must-see city for everyone in the UK.

Here we explain how to travel from Motherwell to Glasgow, which is possible in around 0hr 17mins.

Find the cheapest train tickets from Motherwell to Glasgow

You don’t want to spend all your budget on getting from point A to B. To help you get the most out of your money, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders, senior travellers, and groups.

Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak, or Super Off-Peak hours, our Best Fare Finder will help you to find a ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.

Plus, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. This way, you can find a deal to make your visit special.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

It might not be the longest journey, but it will certainly be your most comfortable. Enjoy the view from our big reclining seats as you’re driven the 11 miles (18 Km ) to your destination. Answer your emails or scroll through the news with our fast, reliable Wifi. Then arrive thoroughly recharged and refreshed with our onboard power sockets and onboard snacks, drinks and refreshments.

Making your journey even more relaxing by booking advance tickets to get the cheapest ticket with a departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re making a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker to easily book a ticket for the next train up to your arrival at the station.

Travelling from Motherwell?

Just off the River Clyde, Motherwell is a large town of 30,000 people. Just southeast of Glasgow, this small hamlet was once Scotland’s centre of steel production.

To this day, the down still provides steel and metals to the rest of Scotland.

For the modern visitor, Motherwell has an incredible range of attractions. Explore the fascinating exhibits at the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre, delving into the rich history and heritage.

Meanwhile, nature enthusiasts can bask in the beauty of Strathclyde Country Park. This is a country park located on the outskirts of the town, complete with idyllic lochs and greenery.

Travelling to Glasgow?

From early morning to late into the night, Glasgow thrives as a cultural haven in Scotland. This vibrant city is brimming with artistic expression, offering captivating street art-lined walks, and an exciting independent shopping scene.

Explore the city's diverse neighbourhoods, indulge in boutique dining experiences, and embark on a city walking tour to uncover Glasgow's renowned music scene. There's a whole range of genres that captivate visitors from around the world.

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural landscape by visiting world-class museums and art galleries such as the Hunterian, Kelvingrove, and Riverside museums.

If you're into sports, we can’t mention Glasgow without football. Home to the two biggest clubs in Scotland, Rangers and Celtic make up the old-firm derby.

These are known as two of the biggest rivals in not just football, but sport in general. If you go on a weekend, maybe head to Celtic Park or Ibrox.

For getting the train home, Glasgow Central is conveniently located in the city centre. You'll find public toilets, a café and easy access to the city via taxi or bus routes.

Discover the dynamic energy and cultural riches of Glasgow, where every moment is a testament to its spirit.

First Class service

Complimentary snacks and drinks, a wider seat, a guaranteed table and socket and more leg-stretching room. You can also start as you mean to go on by relaxing in the First Class Lounges at Glasgow as you wait to board your return train. All this can be yours for much less than you might think. Find everything you need to know about First Class tickets here. Find out everything about First Class here.

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