You can get from Southampton to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.
To get from Southampton to Edinburgh on Jul 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||355 miles (573 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $150 (€134) • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway|
Travel 355 miles (573 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Southampton to Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Southampton to Edinburgh.
You can travel from Southampton to Edinburgh 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Southampton is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:
A ferry is generally $42 (€37) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $42 (€37) from Southampton to Edinburgh.
Taking a ferry is about $150 (€134) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $150 (€134) for this trip.
A ferry is generally $268 (€240) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $268 (€240) from Southampton to Edinburgh.
The quickest way to travel between Southampton and Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 15 min on average.
In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 48 min on average.
The Southampton to Edinburgh distance is around 355 miles (573 km).
The average frequency per day from Southampton to Edinburgh is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Southampton to Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Southampton to Edinburgh:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Southampton to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Southampton to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
When planning your trip from Southampton to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Southampton to Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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