Edinburgh to Southampton train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Jun 28

Cheapest

97

Average

147

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley6h52 04:22PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
971One-way
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 03:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
1011One-way
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley6h52 03:22PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
1091One-way
10:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 04:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
1091One-way
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 02:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
2341One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Southampton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 28
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 02:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley6h52 03:22PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley6h50 03:42PMSouthampton Central
1 transfer
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 03:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley6h52 04:22PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
10:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 04:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Jun 28

Fastest Journey

6 h 49 m

Average

6 h 50 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

574 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Southampton without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 02:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
2341One-way
Fastest
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 03:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
1011One-way
Fastest
10:00AMEdinburgh Waverley6h49 04:49PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
1091One-way
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley6h50 03:42PMSouthampton Central
1 transfer
2341One-way
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley6h52 03:22PMSouthampton Central
2 transfers
1091One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Southampton

distanceDistance355 miles (573 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$148 (€132)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Southampton cover the 355 miles (573 km) long route taking on average 6 h 49 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $109 (€97), but the average price of train tickets is $148 (€132). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Southampton Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Southampton trains

CrossCountry trains will get you to Southampton from Edinburgh from $109 (€97). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to Southampton you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to Southampton from Edinburgh with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes to Southampton from Edinburgh as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Edinburgh to Southampton train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Southampton from Edinburgh on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 355 miles (573 km) journey between Edinburgh and Southampton with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Southampton

    Travel by train to Southampton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Southampton.
    FAQs
    Train tickets to Southampton from Edinburgh for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $109 (€97)  one way in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $148 (€132)  for a train ticket between Edinburgh and Southampton.
    The train distance from Edinburgh to Southampton is around 355 miles (573 km).
    The Edinburgh to Southampton train duration is on average 6 h 49 min, which is to be expected when traveling 355 miles (573 km) to Southampton from Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When you arrive in Southampton, your train can arrive in train stations including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton, Town Quay.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Southampton Central.

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Southampton most often arrive at Southampton Central and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

    For the best Edinburgh to Southampton train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Southampton from Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
    The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Southampton is 23 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Southampton leaves at 4: 48 AM. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Southampton leaves at 6: 58 PM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Southampton train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets from Edinburgh to Southampton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $148 (€132) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Southampton a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Edinburgh
    Southampton
    Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your trip to Southampton.
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    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
    Metro: No metro available.
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    Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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    Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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