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

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Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$73 - $258

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Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$91 - $284

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Leuchars

$108 - $280

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Leuchars

$105 - $249

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Leuchars

$95 - $212

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 25 min

  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 Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Leuchars

$115 - $309

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Leuchars

$97 - $218

Train LNER  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Leuchars

$106 - $198

Train CrossCountry  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Leuchars

$190 - $290

Bus, train  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Park, National Express stop to Pool Meadow Bus Station M34
  2. Take the train from Coventry to Edinburgh
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

$230 - $343

Bus  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Dundee, Scotland National Express

$177 - $210

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Leuchars 476.7 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Leuchars. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Leuchars, Fern Place via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Leuchars. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Leuchars is 385 miles. The road distance is 476.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Leuchars without a car is to train which takes 8 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Southampton to Leuchars, including transfers.

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Southampton to Leuchars bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Leuchars is to train which takes 8 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 1 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Leuchars.
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  • Distance: 385.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Leuchars via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 8 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Leuchars via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Dundee, Scotland, and Dundee City Centre, Bus Station in around 14 h 1 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Leuchars
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Leuchars
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
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 Edinburgh to Leuchars
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Leuchars
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $290
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Single
$190 - $290
Off-Peak Single
$220 - $330
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Leuchars
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Queens Park, National Express stop to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 6) to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Southampton to Leuchars train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leuchars station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Leuchars is 477 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to drive from Southampton to Leuchars.

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KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Leuchars. 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 .

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