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  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle

$180 - $289

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Night train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Carlisle

$55 - $75

8 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 23 min

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

$104 - $129

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Southall to Gretna 316.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 12 min

  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 Glasgow, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$110 - $348

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$96 - $315

Tube to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the Tube from Ealing Broadway Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$117 - $332

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 26 min

  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

$97 - $256

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle

$102 - $254

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southall station to Gretna. However, there are services departing from Southall Station and arriving at Gretna, Solway Lodge (Canberra Road) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 23 min.

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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 5 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min 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 5 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southall to Gretna is 316 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min 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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Map of how to get from Southall to Gretna.
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  • Distance: 266.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

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 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southall to Gretna once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Ealing Broadway Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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