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from Glasgow to Southampton

You can get from Glasgow to Southampton by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Southampton on Oct 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:45PMGlasgow, Buchanan11h55 10:40AMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 changes
$781One-way
Cheapest
09:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan14h00 11:15PMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 changes
$581One-way
Other options
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan12h20 11:20AMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 changes
$1021One-way
09:25AMGlasgow, Buchanan15h15 12:40AMSouthampton, Coach Station
1 changes
$721One-way
11:33AMGlasgow Central6h44 06:17PMSouthampton Central
1 changes
$5261One-way

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Thu
Oct 28
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$48National Express
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Fri
Oct 29
$527Avanti West Coast
$59National Express
$225Loganair
Sat
Oct 30
$186Avanti West Coast
$32National Express
$151Loganair
Sun
Oct 31
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$191Loganair
Mon
Nov 1
$203Cross Country
$32National Express
$105Loganair
Tue
Nov 2
$206Cross Country
$33National Express
$225Loganair
Wed
Nov 3
$205Cross Country
$36National Express
$225Loganair
Fri
Nov 5
$205Cross Country
$40National Express
$196Loganair
Sat
Nov 6
$185Avanti West Coast
$35National Express
$195Loganair
Mon
Nov 8
$169Avanti West Coast
$32National Express
$120Loganair
Tue
Nov 9
$170Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
$136Loganair
Wed
Nov 10
$142Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
$106Loganair
Thu
Nov 11
$143Avanti West Coast
$32National Express
$106Loganair
Fri
Nov 12
$205Cross Country
$36National Express
$151Loganair
Sat
Nov 13
$206Cross Country
$36National Express
$173Loganair
Mon
Nov 15
$170Avanti West Coast
$33National Express
$107Loganair
Tue
Nov 16
$366Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
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Wed
Nov 17
$203Cross Country
$26National Express
$106Loganair

Travel Information from Glasgow to Southampton

distanceDistance361 miles (583 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $200
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€32) • 12 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $103 (€84) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLoganair, National Express or Cross Country

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 361 miles (583 km) from Glasgow to Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Loganair, National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Glasgow to Southampton.

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FAQs
How do I reach Southampton from Glasgow?

There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Southampton: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Southampton from Glasgow?

The cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Southampton is by taking a bus with an average price of $39 (€32).

This is compared to other travel options to Southampton:

Taking a bus is about $64 (€52) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $103 (€84) for this trip.

A bus is $160 (€131) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Southampton costing on average $200 (€163).

What is the quickest way from Glasgow to Southampton?

The fastest way to get to Southampton from Glasgow is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Southampton can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h.

In comparison, getting to Southampton by train can take on average 6 h 42 min.

What is the distance between Glasgow and Southampton?

The distance from Glasgow to Southampton is approximately 361 miles (583 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Glasgow to Southampton?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Southampton is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Glasgow and Southampton as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Glasgow to Southampton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Glasgow to Southampton:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Southampton Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Glasgow to Southampton depart from Glasgow Central to Southampton Central.
Which travel operators can get me to Southampton from Glasgow?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Southampton:

  • You can travel from Glasgow to Southampton by flight with Loganair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $103 (€84) with Loganair from Glasgow to Southampton.
  • You can travel from Glasgow to Southampton by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€32) with National Express from Glasgow to Southampton.
  • You can travel between Glasgow and Southampton by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $200 (€163) with Cross Country from Glasgow to Southampton.
Is it possible to travel directly to Southampton from Glasgow?

Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Southampton with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Southampton as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Glasgow to Southampton.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Southampton from Glasgow ends?
Your trip from Glasgow to Southampton doesn't have to end in Southampton. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bournemouth or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Bournemouth or Manchester to your Glasgow to Southampton tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Southampton today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Glasgow to Southampton online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Glasgow to Southampton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $103 (€84) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $39 (€32) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $200 (€163) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Glasgow to Southampton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey