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There are 12 ways to get from Shotts to London by train, 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 via Edinburgh

  1. Take the train from Shotts to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Dykehead, Easter Road to Edinburgh, Princes Street
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International

Drive

  1. Drive from Shotts to London King's Cross

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City

  1. Take the train from Shotts to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY)

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Shotts to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Shotts to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City

  1. Take the train from Shotts to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY)

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train

  1. Take the train from Shotts to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN)
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton

  1. Take the train from Shotts to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN)
  4. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted

  1. Take the train from Shotts to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN)

Shotts to London by train

The train journey time between Shotts and London is around 5h 40m and covers a distance of around 419 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 27 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and LNER, the Shotts to London train service departs from Shotts and arrives in London Kings Cross. Typically 126 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

126 Weekly Trains
5h 40m Average Duration
£56 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Shotts to London is to bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 10h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Shotts to London is to train and fly which costs £50 - £260 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shotts to London station. However, there are services departing from Dykehead, King Street and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Craigneuk, Wishaw General Hospital and Hamilton, Scotland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shotts to London. However, there are services departing from Shotts and arriving at London Kings Cross via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Shotts and London is 336 miles. The road distance is 397.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Shotts to London without a car is to train via Edinburgh which takes 5h 40m and costs £55 - £410.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Shotts to London, including transfers.

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Shotts to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Shotts to London train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Shotts station.

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The best way to get from Shotts to London is to train via Edinburgh which takes 5h 40m and costs £55 - £410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 10h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Shotts to London.
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  • Distance: 335.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Shotts, Scotland and London, England?

You can take a train from Shotts to London King's Cross via Edinburgh in around 5h 40m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station once daily. Tickets cost £13 - £18 and the journey takes 8h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £500
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £180
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£21 - £150
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Shotts to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£13 - £17
Train from Shotts to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £16
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
Train from Shotts to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£75 - £110
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Bus operators
First South East and Central Scotland
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Dykehead, Easter Road to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
First South East and Central Scotland
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 Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
National Express

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

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Shotts to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Shotts to London train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shotts to London is 397 miles. It takes approximately 6h 36m to drive from Shotts to London.

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KLM and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport.

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