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

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  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

$87 - $243

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Bus  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...

$77 - $106

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Inverness, bus  •  7 h 33 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 Inverness (INV) LHR - INV
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$152 - $469

Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  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

$107 - $360

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink 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

$90 - $260

Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$117 - $319

Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  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

$112 - $328

Train LNER, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  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 961 / ...

$123 - $196

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  16 h 25 min

  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, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...

$258 - $373

Train, night train, bus  •  16 h 14 min

  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 961 / ...

$111 - $163

Drive  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Ullapool 642.6 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

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 (Stances 11 & 12) and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 54 min.

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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 12 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min 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 Gatwick Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Southampton to Ullapool bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ullapool, Ferry Terminal station.

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

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Ullapool. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Ullapool.
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  • Distance: 509 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Southampton to Ullapool via Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12), and Inverness, Bus Station in around 19 h 54 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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
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
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 Dundee
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $290
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Single
$190 - $290
Off-Peak Single
$220 - $330
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57 min
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
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Dundee to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from London Kings Cross to Inverness
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$80 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $240
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
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
Bus operators
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
decoaches.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
13 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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