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Train Information between Edinburgh and Southampton

distanceDistance355 miles (573 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£96 (€108)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Southampton cover the 355 miles (573 km) long route taking on average 6 h 9 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £96, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £81. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Southampton Central.

Trains from Edinburgh to Southampton

Trains from Edinburgh to Southampton are frequent and most services require between one and three changes. The first train of the day leaves Edinburgh Waverley at 5:40 a.m. and arrives at Southampton Central at 11:49 a.m. The journey takes approximatey 6 hours. The last service of the day that arrives in Southampton leaves Edinburgh at 6:30 p.m. East Coast and Virgin serve the route.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Edinburgh to Southampton?

Departure Station: Edinburgh Waverley Located to the east of Princes Street, Waverley is in the centre of Edinburgh. Local buses as well as taxis serve the station.

Arrival Station: Southampton Central Local buses connect Southampton Central to the city centre and the docks. There is also a taxi rank, a station car park with around 180 spaces and a secure cycle storage facility.

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
How much does a cheap train from Edinburgh to Southampton cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Southampton to cost as little as £81  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Edinburgh to Southampton?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to Southampton train prices are on average £96  one way.
How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Southampton by train?
You should expect to travel around 355 miles (573 km)  from Edinburgh to Southampton by train.
How long is the train to Southampton from Edinburgh?
While the time it takes to travel 355 miles (573 km) from Edinburgh to Southampton can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Southampton is on average 6 h 9 min.
What is the departure train station in Edinburgh and arrival train station in Southampton?

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Southampton you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Southampton include Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Southampton Central.

Where is the departure train station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival train station in Southampton located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Southampton, called Southampton Central, is located around 0.5 miles (757 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Edinburgh to Southampton?
When taking a train from Edinburgh to Southampton, you can count on London North Eastern Railway for the best way to get you to Southampton. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Edinburgh to Southampton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there between Edinburgh and Southampton a day?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Southampton is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When should I buy Edinburgh Southampton train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book Edinburgh to Southampton train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £96. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Edinburgh and Southampton. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Southampton
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Southampton.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express