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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Hamilton by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hamilton Central

$70 - $251

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Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Hamilton, Scotland National Express

$30 - $45

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Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Motherwell

$70 - $297

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA

$94 - $219

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA

$114 - $353

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

$132 - $330

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA

$92 - $266

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$262 - $410

Train CrossCountry  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Motherwell

$175 - $261

Train, night train  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the night train from London Euston to Motherwell

$78 - $119

Drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Hamilton 417.5 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Hamilton is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Hamilton is to fly and train which costs £50 - £200 and takes 3h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station and arriving at Hamilton, Scotland. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Motherwell via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 57m.

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The distance between Southampton and Hamilton is 355 miles. The road distance is 417.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Hamilton without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs £200 - £320.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Southampton to Hamilton, including transfers.

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Southampton to Hamilton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Hamilton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Hamilton is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs £200 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 355.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Hamilton, Scotland?

You can take a train from Southampton to Hamilton via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London Euston, Glasgow Central, and Glasgow Central Low Level in around 7h 13m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Hamilton once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 11h 5m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hamilton Central
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Haymarket to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Southampton to Hamilton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Southampton to Hamilton train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Motherwell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Hamilton is 418 miles. It takes approximately 6h 47m to drive from Southampton to Hamilton.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 757+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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