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There are 10 ways to get from Southall to Gretna by train, bus, night train, car, plane or subway

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  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle

$180 - $289

Cheapest option

Night train  •  8h

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Carlisle

$50 - $78

8 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle National Express

$102 - $129

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Southall to Gretna 316.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$95 - $329

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$94 - $315

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  5h 44m

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

$110 - $348

Train, subway to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Southall to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$115 - $335

Train, subway to London City, fly to Newcastle  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Southall to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL
  4. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$106 - $379

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$95 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southall to Gretna is to night train which costs £35 - £60 and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Southall to Gretna is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southall station to Gretna. However, there are services departing from Southall Station and arriving at Gretna, Central Avenue via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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The distance between Southall and Gretna is 267 miles. The road distance is 316.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southall to Gretna without a car is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs £130 - £230.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Southall to Gretna, including transfers.

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Southall to Gretna bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from Southall to Gretna is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs £130 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £75 - £100 and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Southall to Gretna bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Map of how to get from Southall to Gretna.
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  • Distance: 266.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Southall, England and Gretna, Scotland?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Southall to Gretna hourly. Tickets cost $170 - $270 and the journey takes 3h 16m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southall to Gretna once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Watford Junction to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Southall to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southall to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $9
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $9
Bus operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Southall to Gretna is 316 miles. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Southall to Gretna.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 220+ hotels available in Gretna. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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