Directions from Leicester to Scotland

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Recommended option

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow  •  3 h 28 min

  1. EMA - GLA

$42 - $179

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. National Express

$29 - $40

9 alternative options

Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh  •  3 h 38 min

  1. EMA - EDI

$48 - $182

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 53 min

  1. BHX - GLA

$82 - $258

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 3 min

  1. BHX - EDI

$88 - $281

Train to Birmingham, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 22 min

  1. BHX - ABZ

$86 - $248

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 22 min

  1. MAN - EDI

$80 - $253

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 4 min

$210 - $339

Train  •  7 h 13 min

$138 - $231

Bus, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Tp
  2. 199

$116 - $162

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. 310.7 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Scotland?

Flybe flies from Leicester to Paisley 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leicester to Glasgow via Nuneaton and Crewe in around 6 h 4 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 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, 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 Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Derby to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $130
Anytime Single
$130 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $230
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Crewe
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Crewe to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
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 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Scotland is 499 km. The road distance is 497 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Scotland is to bus which costs £21 - £27 and takes 9 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Scotland is to fly which takes 3 h 28 min and costs £30 - £140.

No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Glasgow Central via Nuneaton and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester and arriving at Glasgow. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Leicester to Scotland, including transfers.