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

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

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh  •  1 h 54 min

  1. LHR - EDI

$50 - $201

Cheapest option

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen  •  2 h 13 min

  1. LHR - ABZ

$46 - $203

8 alternative options

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow  •  1 h 49 min

  1. LHR - GLA

$68 - $233

Train, Tube to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 50 min

  1. LCY - GLA

$106 - $341

Train, Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 57 min

  1. LGW - GLA

$89 - $236

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 54 min

  1. LTN - EDI

$51 - $151

Train  •  6 h 14 min

$237 - $381

Bus  •  8 h

  1. National Express

$130 - $160

Night train  •  9 h 1 min

$58 - $83

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. 403 miles

$85 - $130

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 hourly. Tickets cost $230 - $370 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 City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Watford Junction to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$205
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Scotland is 637 km. The road distance is 645 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland is to night train which costs £40 - £65 and takes 9 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Scotland is to fly which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £50 - £180.

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

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

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