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There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Ullapool 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, bus  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$122 - $197

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Bus  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$80 - $110

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Train CrossCountry, bus  •  16h 57m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dundee
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

$257 - $373

Train, night train, bus  •  16h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$110 - $164

Drive  •  10h 45m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Ullapool 642.6 miles

$130 - $200

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8h 9m

  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 Inverness (INV) LHR - INV
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$150 - $472

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$85 - $288

Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Inverness (INV) BRS - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$103 - $361

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8h 30m

  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 Inverness (INV) LTN - INV
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$86 - $262

Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train, bus  •  10h 30m

  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 Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$111 - $329

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  11h 2m

  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 Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$150 - $342

Fly Southampton to Inverness, bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Inverness (INV) SOU - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$103 - $483

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Ullapool is to bus which costs £60 - £85 and takes 19h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Ullapool is to train and fly and bus which costs £65 - £230 and takes 8h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Ullapool. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Ullapool, Ferry Terminal via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 48m.

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The distance between Southampton and Ullapool is 509 miles. The road distance is 642.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Ullapool without a car is to train and bus which takes 13h 4m and costs £90 - £160.

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It takes approximately 13h 4m to get from Southampton to Ullapool, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Southampton to Ullapool bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Ullapool, Ferry Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Ullapool is 643 miles. It takes approximately 10h 45m to drive from Southampton to Ullapool.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Ullapool.
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  • Distance: 509 miles
  • Duration: 13h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Southampton to Ullapool via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station in around 19h 48m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Glasgow, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 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
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
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Jersey, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Geneva, London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Glasgow, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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
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 Inverness
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$80 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$29 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Dundee
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $290
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Single
$190 - $290
Off-Peak Single
$220 - $330
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
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 Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
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
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
National Express

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Loganair, British Airways and KLM offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Inverness Airport.

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