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

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Train via Warrington Central  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Warrington Central
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central

$167 - $265

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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Glasgow National Express

$26 - $35

9 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Glasgow Central

$158 - $296

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to Glasgow Central

$130 - $209

Train, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Meadowhall
  2. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M20

$45 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Glasgow 283.9 miles

$60 - $90

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA

$42 - $179

Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI

$48 - $182

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$87 - $265

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI

$93 - $288

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$79 - $234

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Scotland is to bus which costs £20 - £25 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Scotland is to fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nottingham Station Street station and arriving at Glasgow. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Glasgow Central via Derby and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Scotland is 291 miles. The road distance is 283.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs £120 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Nottingham to Scotland, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Nottingham to Scotland train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Scotland is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs £120 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £25 and takes 8 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs £30 - £140 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 291.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

What companies run services between Nottingham, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Nottingham to Glasgow via Warrington Central, Warrington, Bus Interchange, Bank Quay, Arpley Street, and Warrington Bank Quay in around 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to Glasgow once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
3 h 5 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
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
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 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Nottingham to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Crewe to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Chesterfield to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$120 - $190
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $210
Train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
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
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 Nottingham Station Street to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Nottingham to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Nottingham to Scotland train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Scotland is 284 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Nottingham to Scotland.

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Flybe offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to East Midlands Airport is to bus which takes 43 min and costs £3 - £4.

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