There are 11 ways to get from Derby to Scotland by plane, train, 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

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA

$41 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11

$37 - $62

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Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$47 - $181

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$87 - $278

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$81 - $255

Train to Birmingham, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHX - ABZ

$85 - $245

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$74 - $256

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 21 min

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

$107 - $253

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Glasgow Central

$130 - $200

Bus, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) Transpeak
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central

$101 - $141

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Glasgow 284.1 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Scotland is to bus which costs £29 - £50 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Scotland is to fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Derby and Scotland is 288 miles. The road distance is 284.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Derby to Scotland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Scotland station. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Derby and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Derby to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester station.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 288.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Derby, England and Scotland?

Flybe flies from Derby to Paisley 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Derby to Glasgow via Crewe in around 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
Train from Derby to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $220
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from Crewe to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $130
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
National Express
Megabus UK

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