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There are 11 ways to get from Bedford to Scotland by train, plane, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$49 - $158

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Bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Glasgow National Express

$28 - $35

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Train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA

$43 - $165

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA

$101 - $336

Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV

$37 - $191

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

$119 - $311

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$73 - $179

Train via London Euston  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$253 - $393

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Glasgow Central

$200 - $320

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  3. Take the train from Derby to Glasgow Central

$168 - $254

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Glasgow 356.1 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Scotland is to bus which costs £22 - £27 and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Scotland is to train and fly which costs £30 - £130 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station and arriving at Glasgow via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Glasgow Central via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Scotland is 355 miles. The road distance is 356.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 9 min and costs £190 - £310.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Bedford to Scotland, including transfers.

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Bedford to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Bedford to Scotland train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Scotland is to train which takes 6 h 9 min and costs £190 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £27 and takes 8 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 355.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Bedford to Glasgow via London St Pancras International and London Euston in around 6 h 9 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bedford to Glasgow 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to Luton
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to Luton
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$13 - $19
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Bedford to Leicester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
London Underground (Tube)
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $190
Anytime Day Single
$200 - $320
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Scotland is 356 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Bedford to Scotland.

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easyJet offers flights from London Luton Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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