There are 10 ways to get from Scotland to Kent by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Eurostar / ...

$268 - $419

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Bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station) 021 / ...

$45 - $56

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Night train, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Lenham

$80 - $118

Drive  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kent 443.3 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Lenham

$110 - $352

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Lenham

$84 - $234

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$102 - $274

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Lenham

$86 - $216

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Lenham

$84 - $206

Fly Glasgow to Southend, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southend (SEN) GLA - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$124 - $414

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Kent is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Kent is to fly and train which costs £80 - £270 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Kent. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Lenham, Rayners Hill via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Maidstone, King Street (Boots). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Kent. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Lenham via St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Kent is 434 miles. The road distance is 443.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Kent without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs £200 - £320.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Scotland to Kent, including transfers.

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

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Scotland to Kent 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 Kent is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs £200 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Kent.
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  • Distance: 434 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Kent, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Kent via London Euston, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Kent via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station), and Maidstone, King Street (Boots) in around 12 h 23 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from London Victoria to Lenham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Lenham
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$58 - $63
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$201
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Greater Anglia
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Scotland to Kent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Maidstone, King Street (Chequers Bus Station).

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Scotland to Kent train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Kent is 443 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to drive from Scotland to Kent.

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

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There are 463+ hotels available in Kent. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Glasgow Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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