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There are 6 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Wick (WIC) SOU - WIC

$228 - $964

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Winchester to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Bank of Scotland X99 / ...

$90 - $168

4 alternative options

Train  •  15h 12m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

$149 - $230

Train, bus  •  21h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness Retail Park, Tesco 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco to Thurso, Bank of Scotland X99

$271 - $401

Train, night train  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

$137 - $197

Drive  •  11h 54m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso 693.3 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso is to bus which costs £65 - £130 and takes 21h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso is to fly which costs £170 - £750 and takes 5h 14m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Thurso is 538 miles. The road distance is 693.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso without a car is to train which takes 15h 12m and costs £110 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs £170 - £750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £110 - £180 and takes 15h 12m, you could also bus, which costs £65 - £130 and takes 21h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Wick Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso is 693 miles. It takes approximately 11h 54m to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso.

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Air France, Loganair and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Wick Airport.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Thurso. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso.
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  • Distance: 538.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Thurso, Scotland?

Flybe, Air France and Loganair fly from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Inverness in around 15h 12m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Manchester, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Belfast City, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Newcastle, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Paris CDG, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness Retail Park, Tesco
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco to Thurso, Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
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 Winchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express
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