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

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 36 min

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

$231 - $967

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 48 min

  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, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel) X99

$109 - $176

4 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 15 min

  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 - $231

Train, bus  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Inverkeithing
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel) X99

$252 - $355

Train, night train  •  18 h 35 min

  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  •  11 h 54 min

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

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso without a car is to train which takes 15 h 15 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso is to fly which takes 5 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 21 h 48 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Wick Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 15 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

Get driving directions

Loganair, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Wick Airport.

Search flights

There are 68+ hotels available in Thurso. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 538.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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

Flybe, Loganair and Aer Lingus fly from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Thurso via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Inverness in around 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Manchester, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Dublin, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Wick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
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
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Inverkeithing
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$180 - $270
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $300
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$204
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel)
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.