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There are 7 ways to get from Scotland to Ellesmere Port by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Warrington Bank Quay

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester Airport The Station
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Cheshire Oaks

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Queen Square Bus Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ellesmere Port

Fly from Aberdeen, bus

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN)
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Cheshire Oaks

Fly from Inverness, bus

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN)
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Cheshire Oaks

Scotland to Ellesmere Port by train

The train journey time between Scotland and Ellesmere Port is around 10h 36m and covers a distance of around 234 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 10m. The fastest train normally takes 10h 6m. Operated by Avanti West Coast and Northern Rail, the Scotland to Ellesmere Port train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Ellesmere Port. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 25m
Layover time:
7h 10m
Total time:
10h 36m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
10h 6m
Train distance:
234 miles
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£90
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:34
Last train departs at:
20:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Scotland to Ellesmere Port train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Ellesmere Port is to bus which costs £13 - £35 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Ellesmere Port is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland station to Ellesmere Port. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Cheshire Oaks via Manchester Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Ellesmere Port. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Ellesmere Port via Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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It is 248 miles from Scotland to Ellesmere Port. It is approximately 238.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Ellesmere Port without a car is to train via Warrington Bank Quay which takes 4h 17m and costs £85 - £290.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Scotland to Ellesmere Port, including transfers.

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Scotland to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Scotland to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Ellesmere Port is to train via Warrington Bank Quay which takes 4h 17m and costs £85 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £35 and takes 7h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Ellesmere Port.
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  • Distance: 248.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Scotland and Ellesmere Port, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay hourly. Tickets cost £80 - £280 and the journey takes 2h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Ellesmere Port via Manchester Airport in around 7h 5m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Train operators
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £25
Website
Megabus UK
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 Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Airport to Cheshire Oaks
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Night bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Scotland to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cheshire Oaks station.

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Scotland to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Warrington Bank Quay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Ellesmere Port is 238 miles. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Scotland to Ellesmere Port.

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easyJet and Loganair offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Ellesmere Port. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Aberdeen Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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