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There are 11 ways to get from Mallaig to London by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

£185 - £650

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Bus  •  16h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Mallaig, Boatyard to Fort William Bus Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 915 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station

£38 - £50

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Bus, train  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Mallaig, Boatyard to Fort William Bus Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

£96 - £442

Drive  •  9h 35m

  1. Drive from Mallaig to London Paddington 551.2 miles

£90 - £140

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

£81 - £311

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£79 - £219

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£81 - £439

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN

£84 - £263

Train, bus to Inverness, fly to London Heathrow  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Fort William
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  3. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Heathrow (LHR) INV - LHR

£64 - £351

Train, bus to Inverness, fly to London Gatwick  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Fort William
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  3. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Gatwick (LGW) INV - LGW
  4. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£68 - £299

Train, bus to Inverness, fly to London Luton  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Fort William
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  3. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Luton (LTN) INV - LTN
  4. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£61 - £389

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The cheapest way to get from Mallaig to London is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 16h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Mallaig to London is to train and bus and fly which costs £60 - £360 and takes 8h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mallaig to London station. However, there are services departing from Mallaig, Boatyard and arriving at LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station via Fort William, Bus Station and Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 13m.

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The distance between Mallaig and London is 446 miles. The road distance is 551.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Mallaig to London without a car is to train which takes 10h 40m and costs £180 - £650.

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It takes approximately 10h 40m to get from Mallaig to London, including transfers.

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Mallaig to London bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, depart from Mallaig, Boatyard station.

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The best way to get from Mallaig to London is to train which takes 10h 40m and costs £180 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 16h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Mallaig to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Mallaig to London.
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  • Distance: 446.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h 40m

What companies run services between Mallaig, Scotland and London, England?

You can take a train from Mallaig to London Euston via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, Queen St, Glasgow, North Court, and Glasgow Central in around 10h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mallaig to London Victoria via Fort William, Bus Station and Glasgow in around 16h 13m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £110
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£27 - £110
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Inverness to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £180
Flights from Inverness to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Inverness to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Train from Mallaig to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
West Coast Railways
Phone
+44 1524 732100
Email
bookings@westcoastrailways.net
Website
westcoastrailways.co.uk
Train from Mallaig to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £130
Website
West Coast Railways
Adult
£32
Child
£19
Private Table
£123
Bus operators
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Mallaig, Boatyard to Fort William Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Shiel Buses
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Glasgow to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Mallaig to London is 551 miles. It takes approximately 9h 35m to drive from Mallaig to London.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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