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

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Train  •  14h 59m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  5. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig

$243 - $437

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Fly Southampton to Glasgow, bus, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig

$90 - $282

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Train, night train  •  15h 31m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
  4. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig

$219 - $434

Train, night train, bus  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh
  3. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
  4. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal 502 / ...

Bus  •  17h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 916 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal 502 / ...

Drive  •  9h 56m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Mallaig 578 miles

$120 - $180

Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  11h 2m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI
  2. Take the train from Polmont to Crianlarich
  3. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig

$114 - $319

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow, bus, train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig

$114 - $250

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow, bus, train  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig

$134 - $384

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  10h 28m

  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
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
  5. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig

$152 - $361

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow, bus, train  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig

$112 - $297

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness, bus, train  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig

$100 - $306

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Mallaig is to fly and bus and train which costs £65 - £220 and takes 8h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Mallaig is to fly and bus and train which costs £65 - £220 and takes 8h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Mallaig. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Mallaig, Ferry Terminal via Buchanan Bus Station and Fort William Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Mallaig. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Mallaig via Birmingham New Street, Edinburgh and Fort William. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 31m.

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The distance between Southampton and Mallaig is 461 miles. The road distance is 578 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Mallaig without a car is to train which takes 14h 59m and costs £180 - £340.

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It takes approximately 14h 59m to get from Southampton to Mallaig, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Mallaig is to train which takes 14h 59m and costs £180 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Mallaig.
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  • Distance: 460.9 miles
  • Duration: 14h 59m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Mallaig via Birmingham New Street, Wigan North Western, Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow, St Vincent Street, Glasgow Queen Street, and Crianlarich in around 14h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Mallaig via Buchanan Bus Station, Fort William, Bus Station, and Fort William Bus Station in around 17h 46m.

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
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
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
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 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
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Polmont to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
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
Bus operators
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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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 Mallaig bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, arrive at Mallaig, Ferry Terminal station.

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Southampton to Mallaig train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Mallaig station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Mallaig is 578 miles. It takes approximately 9h 56m to drive from Southampton to Mallaig.

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

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There are 41+ hotels available in Mallaig. Prices start at $73 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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