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

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 to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 50 min

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

$73 - $212

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station 66
  2. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Glasgow National Express

$36 - $46

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 14 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 27 min

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

$92 - $258

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 44 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, train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 59 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 Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

$100 - $238

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA

$115 - $284

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central

$234 - $378

Train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Motherwell

$175 - $259

Train TransPennine Express  •  9 h 35 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

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Glasgow 367.8 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

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 £55 - £170 and takes 3 h 50 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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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Swindon to Scotland, including transfers.

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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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No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Glasgow Central via Bristol Parkway and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Swindon, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Swindon to Glasgow via Bristol Parkway and Birmingham New Street in around 7 h 7 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 Cardiff to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
39 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 20 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 20 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 Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Swindon to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice 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
36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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
Train from Reading to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Swindon to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Single
$170 - $260
Off-Peak Single
$190 - $290
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Hourly
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
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
Hourly
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

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