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

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Train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 6m

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

$58 - $206

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Bus  •  13h 15m

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

$39 - $53

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Train to Cardiff, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Glasgow (GLA) CWL - GLA

$57 - $233

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Bristol Parkway
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI

$81 - $249

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Bristol Parkway
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA

$75 - $226

Train to Bristol, fly to Aberdeen  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Bristol Parkway
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BRS - ABZ

$127 - $477

Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Bristol Parkway
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Inverness (INV) BRS - INV

$81 - $359

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Glasgow Central

$204 - $314

Train CrossCountry  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Glasgow Central

$199 - $312

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Bridgend to Glasgow 408.8 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Bridgend to Scotland is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Bridgend to Scotland is to train and fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bridgend to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Bridgend and arriving at Glasgow via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bridgend to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Bridgend and arriving at Glasgow Central via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 13m.

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The distance between Bridgend and Scotland is 368 miles. The road distance is 408.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bridgend to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs £150 - £250.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Bridgend to Scotland, including transfers.

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Bridgend to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bridgend station.

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Bridgend to Scotland train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Bridgend station.

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The best way to get from Bridgend to Scotland is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs £150 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 13h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Bridgend to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 367.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

What companies run services between Bridgend, Wales and Scotland?

You can take a train from Bridgend to Glasgow via Crewe in around 7h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bridgend to Glasgow via Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 13h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Cardiff to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Flights from Cardiff to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $20
Train from Bridgend to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Bridgend to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Bridgend to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bridgend to Scotland is 409 miles. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Bridgend to Scotland.

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Aer Lingus, Ryanair and Flybe offer flights from Cardiff Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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