There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Scotland by plane, train, bus 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  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA

$60 - $240

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Bus  •  11 h 55 min

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

$37 - $45

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Fly Southampton to Edinburgh  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI

$61 - $243

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 24 min

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

$104 - $342

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 46 min

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

$87 - $210

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 35 min

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

$82 - $213

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 52 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 Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

$122 - $319

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 48 min

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

$258 - $404

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 16 min

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

$180 - $271

Train CrossCountry #2  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Glasgow Central

$190 - $290

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Glasgow 430 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Glasgow, North Frederick Street via Hamilton, Gateside Street (No 141). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 9 h 19 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Scotland is 424 miles. The road distance is 430 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Southampton to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Scotland is to fly which takes 3 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 11 h 55 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 Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 423.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Scotland?

Flybe, KLM and Aer Lingus fly from Southampton to Paisley every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Glasgow via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
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 27 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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 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 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 58 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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
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
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 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
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
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 Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
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 Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$190 - $290
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Single
$190 - $290
Off-Peak Single
$220 - $330
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
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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Southampton to Scotland train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Scotland is 430 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to drive from Southampton to Scotland.

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

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There are 142+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $91 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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