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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6h 34m

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

$263 - $408

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 48m

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

$39 - $141

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Train LNER  •  7h 43m

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

$91 - $135

Train TransPennine Express  •  9h 57m

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

$181 - $270

Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow National Express

$156 - $192

Drive  •  6h 43m

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Glasgow 407.7 miles

$85 - $130

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 13m

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

$105 - $338

Train to Norwich, fly to Aberdeen  •  4h 29m

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

$99 - $270

Train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 54m

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

$41 - $144

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 54m

  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

$80 - $209

Train to London Stansted, fly to Dundee  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Marks Tey
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dundee (DND) STN - DND

$109 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Scotland is to train and fly which costs £29 - £110 and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Scotland is to train and fly which costs £80 - £260 and takes 4h 13m.

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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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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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 7h 43m.

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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 6h 34m and costs £200 - £320.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m 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 6h 34m and costs £200 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £150 and takes 12h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 391.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

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 station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 6h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipswich to Glasgow via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 12h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Norwich to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Norwich to Aberdeen via Humberside
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Stansted to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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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 6h 43m to drive from Ipswich to Scotland.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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