There are 10 ways to get from Bridgend to Scotland by train, plane, 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.

Recommended option

Train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 42 min

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

$59 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Bristol, Bus Station 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bristol to Glasgow National Express

$40 - $53

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Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 42 min

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

$80 - $234

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA

$74 - $211

Train to Cardiff, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 39 min

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

$58 - $228

Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness  •  4 h 54 min

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

$79 - $342

Train to Bristol, fly to Aberdeen  •  5 h 6 min

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

$123 - $461

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 11 min

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

$205 - $316

Train CrossCountry  •  9 h 30 min

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

$199 - $322

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bridgend to Glasgow 408.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bridgend to Scotland is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bridgend to Scotland is to train and fly which takes 3 h 39 min and costs £40 - £180.

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The distance between Bridgend and Scotland is 588 km. The road distance is 654 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Bridgend to Scotland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bridgend to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) and arriving at Glasgow via Bristol. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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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 7 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Bridgend, Wales and Scotland?

You can take a train from Bridgend to Glasgow via Crewe in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bridgend to Glasgow via Bristol, Bus Station and Bristol in around 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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 55 min
When
Monday, 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Cardiff to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bridgend to Rhoose
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from Bridgend to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Train from Bridgend to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Parkway to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$170 - $270
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $300
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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