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There are 12 ways to get from East Kilbride to Southampton 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, train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU)

Fly Glasgow to London City, train

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

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train

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

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train

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

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train

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

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN)
  2. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

Train via London

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Southampton East Park Terrace

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Southampton

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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Southampton is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 12h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from East Kilbride to Southampton is to train and fly which takes 4h 15m and costs £80 - £330.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Hamilton, Scotland and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Southampton. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Southampton Central via Glasgow Central, Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 52m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Southampton is 357 miles. The road distance is 425.3 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Southampton without a car is to train via London which takes 7h 52m and costs £190 - £650.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from East Kilbride to Southampton, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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East Kilbride to Southampton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Southampton is to train via London which takes 7h 52m and costs £190 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 12h 53m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 356.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Southampton via Glasgow Central, London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 7h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Southampton via Hamilton, Bus Station, Hamilton, Scotland, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 12h 53m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £120
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £120
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £310
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£27 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£23 - £210
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
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
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Southampton East Park Terrace
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
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
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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

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

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East Kilbride to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Southampton is 425 miles. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from East Kilbride to Southampton.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport.

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