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

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI

$49 - $150

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA

$47 - $147

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Train to Norwich, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Aberdeen (ABZ) NWI - ABZ

$99 - $272

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA

$105 - $339

Train to Southend, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Glasgow (GLA) SEN - GLA

$119 - $439

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA

$84 - $215

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$263 - $409

Train LNER  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Glasgow Central

$91 - $136

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Glasgow Central

$198 - $307

Bus  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London 250
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
  3. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Glasgow

$51 - $74

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Glasgow 407.7 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Scotland is to train and fly which costs £35 - £120 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Scotland is to train and fly which costs £35 - £120 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Glasgow via Stansted Airport London and London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Glasgow Central via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Scotland is 391 miles. The road distance is 407.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs £200 - £310.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Ipswich to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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Ipswich to Scotland train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Scotland is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs £200 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 12 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 391.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Ipswich, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Ipswich to Glasgow via Stratford (London), Highbury & Islington, Highbury & Islington Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipswich to Glasgow via Stansted Airport London and London Golders Green in around 12 h 4 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Norwich to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Southend to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southend to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Ely
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
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 Ipswich to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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Ipswich to Scotland train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Scotland is 408 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to drive from Ipswich to Scotland.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Book your Ipswich to Scotland train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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