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

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Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train  •  4h 2m

  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  •  3h 55m

  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  •  5h 6m

  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  •  5h 22m

  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

$99 - $242

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

$112 - $303

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 18m

  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 - $249

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 48m

  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 Park to Stirling

$91 - $213

Train LNER  •  7h 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 Stirling

$101 - $158

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8h 4m

  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

$190 - $394

Bus, train, night train  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Queens Park, Briton Street to Birmingham, Navigation Street M34
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
  3. Take the night train from Preston to Stirling

$120 - $190

Bus  •  12h 15m

  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 Stirling, Scotland National Express

$152 - $186

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Stirling 444.9 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Stirling is to fly and train which costs £50 - £200 and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Stirling is to fly and train which costs £50 - £200 and takes 3h 55m.

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

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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 8h 4m.

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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 7h 25m and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Southampton to Stirling, including transfers.

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

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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 7h 25m and costs £75 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £110 - £150 and takes 12h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Stirling.
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  • Distance: 377.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Stirling via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Leicester Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 7h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Stirling via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 12h 15m.

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 Stirling
Ave. Duration
32m
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
31m
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
39m
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
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 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
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 Stirling
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$24 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Preston to Stirling
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Queens Park, Briton Street to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
Megabus 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 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 Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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 Stirling bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stirling, Scotland station.

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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 7h 15m to drive from Southampton to Stirling.

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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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