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There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton  •  4h 3m

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

£76 - £327

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Bus  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade

£25 - £34

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Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU

£89 - £512

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

£102 - £380

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

£71 - £234

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

£90 - £340

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central

£59 - £237

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

£91 - £228

Train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

£195 - £647

Train via Manchester  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Southampton Central

£175 - £559

Bus via Birmingham  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Southampton City Centre, Solent University M34

£35 - £57

Drive  •  7h 18m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton 428.5 miles

£65 - £95

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 12h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton is to train and fly which takes 4h 3m and costs £75 - £330.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Southampton Central via Glasgow Central, Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Southampton is 347 miles. The road distance is 428.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 8h 27m and costs £190 - £650.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton is to train which takes 8h 27m and costs £190 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 12h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 346.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton via Glasgow Central, London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 8h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 12h 13m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
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 Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
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
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
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
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
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 20m
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
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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 Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton is 429 miles. It takes approximately 7h 18m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Southampton.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport.

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