There are 10 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland by plane, subway, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

$50 - $201

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Bus to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA

$45 - $158

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Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

$68 - $233

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LHR - ABZ

$49 - $204

Fly London Heathrow to Inverness  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV

$89 - $365

Tube to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA

$83 - $309

Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$237 - $371

Bus  •  8 h

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

$120 - $150

Night train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Glasgow Central

$57 - $82

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Glasgow 403 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland is to night train which costs £40 - £65 and takes 9 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland is to fly which costs £50 - £180 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Glasgow. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Scotland is 398 miles. The road distance is 403 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs £180 - £290.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland is to fly which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £35 - £160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £180 - £290 and takes 6 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs £95 - £120 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 398.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Scotland?

British Airways, Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Glasgow every 2 hours. Tickets cost $230 - $360 and the journey takes 4 h 29 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Watford Junction to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$200
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland is 403 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland.

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Flybe, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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