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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU

£81 - £488

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Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express

£19 - £26

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU

£71 - £312

Fly Glasgow to London City, train  •  5h 25m

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

£97 - £365

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train  •  5h 54m

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

£66 - £219

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central

£54 - £222

Train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

£189 - £579

Train via Manchester  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Southampton Central

£169 - £529

Bus via Birmingham  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Southampton City Centre, Solent University M34

£29 - £49

Drive  •  7h

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton 430.5 miles

£65 - £95

Buchanan bus Station to Southampton by walk, train and subway

The journey time between Buchanan bus Station and Southampton is around 6h 54m and covers a distance of around 483 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 8m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Buchanan bus Station to Southampton service departs from Buchanan bus Station and arrives in Southampton Central. Typically 97 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 54m
Fastest journey time:
6h 8m
Services per week:
97
Cheapest price:
£189
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:26
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Buchanan bus Station to Southampton walk, train and subway schedules

Departing Thursday, June 24, 2021

Buchanan bus Station → Southampton
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The cost-effective way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton is to bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton is to bus and fly which costs £80 - £490 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Southampton Central via Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Buchanan bus Station and Southampton is 364 miles. The road distance is 430.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs £180 - £600.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton, including transfers.

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Buchanan bus Station to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Buchanan bus Station to Southampton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs £180 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 10h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 364.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Buchanan bus Station, Scotland and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton via Glasgow Central, London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 6h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 10h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £240
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£150 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£380 - £550
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £23
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £25
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Southampton City Centre, Solent University
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK

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

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Buchanan bus Station to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Buchanan bus Station to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buchanan bus Station to Southampton is 430 miles. It takes approximately 7h to drive from Buchanan bus Station to Southampton.

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British Airways and Loganair offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Southampton Airport.

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