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There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Hamilton by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 48 min

  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  •  11 h 5 min

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

$30 - $45

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

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

$114 - $353

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 33 min

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

$97 - $221

Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$74 - $259

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 17 min

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

$92 - $224

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hamilton Central

$102 - $281

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA

$86 - $220

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 24 min

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

$262 - $410

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 15 min

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

$177 - $264

Train LNER  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Motherwell

$91 - $141

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  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 11 h 5 min.

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

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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 11 h 5 min.

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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 7 h 24 min and costs £200 - £320.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min 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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The best way to get from Southampton to Hamilton is to train which takes 7 h 24 min and costs £200 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h 5 min.

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

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

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

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 7 h 24 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Hamilton once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Edinburgh Park to Cumbernauld
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Woking
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
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
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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There are 687+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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

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