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

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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Train LNER  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Kingussie

$160 - $237

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Bus  •  17h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Edinburgh National Express
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel G90 / ...

$89 - $116

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  11h 57m

  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 Kingussie

$259 - $488

Train, night train  •  13h 38m

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

$148 - $209

Drive  •  10h 7m

  1. Drive from Southampton to The Cairngorms 566.8 miles

$120 - $180

Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 38m

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

$149 - $355

Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train  •  8h 17m

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

$148 - $363

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  8h 49m

  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 Kingussie

$183 - $377

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh  •  9h 5m

  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 Kingussie

$191 - $404

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

$109 - $319

Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Inverness (INV) BRS - INV
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

$126 - $392

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to The Cairngorms is to bus which costs £65 - £90 and takes 17h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to The Cairngorms is to fly and train which costs £110 - £280 and takes 7h 38m.

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The distance between Southampton and The Cairngorms is 440 miles. The road distance is 566.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to The Cairngorms without a car is to train which takes 10h 52m and costs £120 - £190.

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It takes approximately 10h 52m to get from Southampton to The Cairngorms, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southampton to The Cairngorms is to train which takes 10h 52m and costs £120 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £90 and takes 17h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to The Cairngorms is 567 miles. It takes approximately 10h 7m to drive from Southampton to The Cairngorms.

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

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There are 230+ hotels available in The Cairngorms. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to The Cairngorms.
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  • Distance: 439.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 52m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and The Cairngorms, Scotland?

You can take a train from Southampton to The Cairngorms via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Kingussie in around 10h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to The Cairngorms via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel in around 17h 27m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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 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 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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Train operators
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$75 - $120
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Edinburgh to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Perth to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$17 - $26
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
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 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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
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 Perth to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$202
Sleeper Seat
$65 - $95
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
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
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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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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