There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Stirling by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$75 - $258

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Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$70 - $254

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Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 25 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 Park to Stirling

$104 - $276

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 42 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 Park to Stirling

$102 - $244

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 31 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 Park to Stirling

$92 - $208

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 48 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 Park to Stirling

$112 - $304

Train LNER  •  7 h 47 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 Stirling

$101 - $158

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stirling

$191 - $394

Bus  •  12 h 15 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 Stirling, Scotland National Express

$153 - $186

Train, night train  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe
  3. Take the night train from Crewe to Stirling

$146 - $240

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Stirling 444.9 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Stirling. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Stirling, Scotland via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Stirling. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Stirling via Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Stirling is 377 miles. The road distance is 444.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Stirling without a car is to train which takes 7 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Southampton to Stirling, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Stirling is to train which takes 7 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 15 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 Stirling bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stirling, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 377.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Stirling via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 7 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Stirling via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 12 h 15 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 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 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 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Edinburgh to Stirling
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
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 - $35
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
Train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
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 Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
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 Stirling
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$24 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Crewe to Stirling
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
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 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 Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Stirling is 445 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Southampton to Stirling.

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

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There are 305+ hotels available in Stirling. Prices start at $71 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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