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

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Fly to Humberside, train  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Humberside (HUY) ABZ - HUY
  2. Take the train from Barnetby to Grimsby Town

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Bus  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Hull National Express / ...

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Fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Grimsby Town

Train via Edinburgh  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Grimsby Town

Train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Grimsby Town

Night train, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Grimsby Town

Drive  •  4h 40m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Grimsby 284.1 miles

Scotland to Grimsby by train

The train journey time between Scotland and Grimsby is around 6h 43m and covers a distance of around 332 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 44m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 8m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian Sleeper, LNER and others, the Scotland to Grimsby train service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Grimsby Town. Typically 88 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:
4h 58m
Layover time:
1h 44m
Total time:
6h 43m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 8m
Train distance:
332 miles
Trains per week:
88
Cheapest price:
£60
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:16
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Scotland to Grimsby train schedules

Trains departing Thursday, September 23, 2021

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The most affordable way to get from Scotland to Grimsby is to bus, which costs £22 - £40 and takes 11h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Grimsby is to fly and train which costs £130 - £320 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Grimsby. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Grimsby, Riverhead Exchange via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Hull Interchange and Barton-upon-Humber, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Grimsby. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Grimsby Town via Edinburgh and Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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The distance between Scotland and Grimsby is 275 miles. The road distance is 284.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Grimsby without a car is to train via Edinburgh which takes 6h 23m and costs £55 - £330.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Scotland to Grimsby, including transfers.

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Scotland to Grimsby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Grimsby train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Grimsby is to train via Edinburgh which takes 6h 23m and costs £55 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £40 and takes 11h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Grimsby.
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  • Distance: 275.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between Scotland and Grimsby, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Grimsby via Edinburgh and Doncaster in around 6h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Grimsby via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Hull, Hull Interchange, and Barton-upon-Humber, station in around 11h 33m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Barnetby to Grimsby Town
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £16
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Grimsby Town
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Train from Doncaster to Grimsby Town
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £30
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £30
Train from Sheffield to Grimsby Town
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £40
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Barnetby to Grimsby Town
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £15
Off-Peak Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£9 - £14
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barnetby to Grimsby Town
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £11
Train from Sheffield to Grimsby Town
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£38 - £42
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£38 - £42
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£170 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£55 - £75
Night train from Glasgow Central to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£43 - £47
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£43 - £47
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£200 - £230
Sleeper Berth Classic
£120 - £160
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £160
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £250
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 Glasgow to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Hull
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1 to Hull Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Humberside Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Scotland to Grimsby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hull station.

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Scotland to Grimsby train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Grimsby Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Grimsby is 284 miles. It takes approximately 4h 40m to drive from Scotland to Grimsby.

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Eastern Airways offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Humberside Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Grimsby. 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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