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There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Perth 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.

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Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train  •  4h 43m

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

$84 - $269

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Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 56m

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

$74 - $260

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Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 7m

  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 Perth

$108 - $282

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 23m

  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 Perth

$104 - $248

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 23m

  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 Perth

$116 - $309

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 20m

  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 Perth

$96 - $255

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 49m

  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 Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Perth

$95 - $219

Train LNER  •  8h 25m

  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 Perth

$106 - $161

Train CrossCountry  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Markinch

$195 - $288

Bus  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Perth, Scotland National Express

$162 - $196

Train, night train  •  10h 51m

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

$83 - $129

Drive  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Perth 477 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Perth is to fly and train which costs £55 - £200 and takes 4h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Perth is to fly and train which costs £60 - £210 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Perth. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Perth, Scotland via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Perth. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Perth via Markinch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 26m.

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The distance between Southampton and Perth is 391 miles. The road distance is 477 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Perth without a car is to train which takes 8h 25m and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Southampton to Perth, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Perth is to train which takes 8h 25m and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £160 and takes 13h.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Perth.
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  • Distance: 390.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Perth via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 8h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Perth via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 13h.

Airlines
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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 Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Edinburgh to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
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
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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 Markinch
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $170
Anytime Single
$180 - $280
Off-Peak Single
$210 - $320
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Perth
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$200
Sleeper Seat
$55 - $85
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Perth, Scotland
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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 Perth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Perth, Scotland station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Perth is 477 miles. It takes approximately 7h 45m to drive from Southampton to Perth.

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

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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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