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

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 20 min

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

$163 - $276

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station Tp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Glasgow National Express

$28 - $34

9 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Glasgow Central

$140 - $220

Train TransPennine Express  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Alfreton to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Glasgow Central

$114 - $193

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Glasgow 284.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow  •  3 h 14 min

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

$42 - $178

Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh  •  3 h 24 min

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

$48 - $181

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 36 min

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

$84 - $265

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

$90 - $288

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

$89 - $255

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

$77 - $267

What companies run services between Derby, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Derby to Glasgow via Crewe in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Glasgow via Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and Manchester in around 8 h 30 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 East Midlands to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $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 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 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 Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
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 and Friday
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
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Train from Alfreton to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Alfreton to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Single
$140 - $220
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $240
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Derby to Scotland?

The distance between Derby and Scotland is 461 km. The road distance is 454 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Derby to Scotland?

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Scotland is to bus which costs £20 - £25 and takes 8 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Derby to Scotland?

The quickest way to get from Derby to Scotland is to fly which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £29 - £130.

Is there a direct train between Derby and Scotland?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Derby and Scotland?

No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Derby, Bus Station and arriving at Glasgow via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Derby to Scotland?

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Derby to Scotland, including transfers.