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There are 11 ways to get from Swindon to Scotland by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA

$67 - $189

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Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station S6
  2. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Glasgow National Express

$36 - $46

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$97 - $279

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

$136 - $348

Train to Cardiff, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Edinburgh (EDI) CWL - EDI

$86 - $252

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA

$91 - $242

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA

$115 - $299

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central

$221 - $350

Train TransPennine Express  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central

$181 - $291

Night train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Swindon to Glasgow Central

$170 - $270

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Glasgow 367.8 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Scotland is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Scotland is to train and fly which costs £50 - £150 and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Swindon, Spring Gardens and arriving at Glasgow via Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Swindon and arriving at Glasgow Central. The journey takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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The distance between Swindon and Scotland is 375 miles. The road distance is 367.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs £160 - £270.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Swindon to Scotland, including transfers.

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Swindon to Scotland bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, depart from Swindon, Spring Gardens station.

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Swindon to Scotland train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Scotland is to train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs £160 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 375.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Swindon, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Swindon to Glasgow via Birmingham New Street and Wigan North Western in around 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Glasgow via Gloucester Green Bus Station and Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swindon to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Swindon to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Night train from Swindon to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$170 - $270
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $300
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Swindon to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Scotland is 368 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Swindon to Scotland.

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