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There are 10 ways to get from Sweden to Scotland by plane, train or bus

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 Copenhagen to Edinburgh  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Edinburgh (EDI) CPH - EDI

$46 - $230

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Fly Gothenburg to Edinburgh  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Edinburgh (EDI) GOT - EDI

$67 - $226

Fly Copenhagen to Aberdeen  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Aberdeen (ABZ) CPH - ABZ

$92 - $378

Fly Stockholm to Edinburgh  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Edinburgh (EDI) ARN - EDI

$107 - $235

Fly Stockholm to Aberdeen  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Aberdeen (ABZ) ARN - ABZ

$138 - $403

Fly Copenhagen to Glasgow  •  7h

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Glasgow (GLA) CPH - GLA

$60 - $277

Train  •  26h 38m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  6. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$471 - $962

Bus FlixBus, train  •  34h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Dortmund 073
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$463 - $818

Bus Eurolines FR, train  •  44h 57m

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

$327 - $598

Bus  •  45h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Dortmund 073
  2. Take the bus from Essen to London 080
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow M11 / ...

$173 - $325

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sweden to Scotland is to fly which costs 410 kr - 2100 kr and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Sweden to Scotland is to fly which costs 410 kr - 2100 kr and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sweden station to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Glasgow Central via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 38m.

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The distance between Sweden and Scotland is 1133 km.

The best way to get from Sweden to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 26h 38m and costs 4200 kr - 9000 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Sweden to Scotland, including transfers.

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Sweden to Scotland train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Scotland is to fly which takes 4h 51m and costs 410 kr - 2100 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 4200 kr - 9000 kr and takes 26h 38m, you could also bus, which costs 1500 kr - 3000 kr and takes 45h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Scotland is 1h behind Sweden. It is currently 3:40 PM in Sweden and 2:40 PM in Scotland.

Map of how to get from Sweden to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 708.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Sweden and Scotland?

Norwegian Air International, Scandinavian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Malmö to Edinburgh 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to Glasgow via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 26h 38m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Aberdeen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Oslo, Stavanger
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Gothenburg, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Copenhagen to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Edinburgh, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Edinburgh via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stockholm to Aberdeen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,400
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
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 Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to London
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express

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Sweden to Scotland train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Norwegian Air International, Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 20m and costs 65 kr - 120 kr.

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