There are 10 ways to get from Bath to Scotland by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI

$57 - $170

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Bus  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Glasgow National Express

$33 - $44

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Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA

$51 - $147

Train to Bristol, fly to Aberdeen  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BRS - ABZ

$103 - $398

Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Inverness (INV) BRS - INV

$58 - $278

Train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Edinburgh (EDI) CWL - EDI

$82 - $241

Train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA

$95 - $307

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Glasgow Central

$221 - $356

Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Glasgow Central

$180 - $270

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Glasgow 387 miles

$80 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings and arriving at Glasgow via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Bath and Scotland is 383 miles. The road distance is 387 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Bath to Scotland, including transfers.

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Bath to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bath to Scotland train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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The best way to get from Bath to Scotland is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bath to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Map of how to get from Bath to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 382.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Bath, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Bath to Glasgow via Bristol Temple Meads and Wolverhampton in around 7 h 33 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bath to Glasgow once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Bath Spa to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$180 - $270
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $310
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Bath to Scotland train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bath to Scotland is 387 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to drive from Bath to Scotland.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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