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

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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Train  •  6h 19m

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

$266 - $405

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Bus  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Maidstone National Express / ...

$43 - $99

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Night bus, train  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Lenham

$71 - $123

Drive  •  7h 18m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kent 441.8 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train  •  5h

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

$83 - $224

Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  4h 33m

  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 Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 17m

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

$84 - $206

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4h 50m

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

$101 - $274

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  5h 18m

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

$73 - $178

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, train  •  5h 40m

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

$75 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Kent is to bus which costs £30 - £80 and takes 12h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Kent is to fly and train which costs £85 - £270 and takes 4h 33m.

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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, Dickley Wood via London Victoria Coach Station and Maidstone, King Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 51m.

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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 6h 19m.

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The distance between Scotland and Kent is 432 miles. The road distance is 441.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Kent without a car is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs £200 - £320.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m 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 6h 19m and costs £200 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £80 and takes 12h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Kent.
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  • Distance: 432.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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 6h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Kent via London Victoria Coach Station and Maidstone, King Street in around 12h 51m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
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
38m
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
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31m
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
16m
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
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
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Scotland to Kent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Maidstone 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 442 miles. It takes approximately 7h 18m to drive from Scotland to Kent.

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 375+ hotels available in Kent. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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

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