There are 12 ways to get from Scotland to Italy by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Glasgow to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GLA - MXP

$70 - $251

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Fly Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) EDI - BGY

$52 - $320

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Fly Edinburgh to Milan Linate  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Linate (LIN) EDI - LIN

$101 - $239

Fly Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) EDI - MXP

$67 - $193

Fly Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) EDI - CIA

$56 - $181

Fly Edinburgh to Naples  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Naples (NAP) EDI - NAP

$86 - $278

Train  •  19 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$499 - $883

Train, bus  •  32 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$259 - $556

Bus  •  35 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$144 - $231

Train, Thello  •  26 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Padova 221
  4. Take the train from Padova to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$478 - $861

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Rome

$614 - $754

Drive, car ferry  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rome

$366 - $542

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Italy is to fly which costs £50 - £150 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Italy is to fly which costs £50 - £200 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Italy. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via London, Paris, Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Italy. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Roma Termini via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 12 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Italy is 1232 miles.

The best way to get from Scotland to Italy without a car is to train which takes 19 h 12 min and costs £380 - £700.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Scotland to Italy, including transfers.

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

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Scotland to Italy train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Italy is to fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs £50 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £380 - £700 and takes 19 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs £110 - £180 and takes 35 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Scotland to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Italy.
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  • Distance: 1232.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Italy?

easyJet, KLM and four other airlines fly from Paisley to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Rome via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Milano Centrale in around 19 h 12 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,500
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $4,500
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $320
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Padova
Ave. Duration
13 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thello.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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