Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Cheapest

£147

Average

£148

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.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Southampton will cost around £ 148 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 147.

Cheapest
09:37Glasgow Central8h05 17:42Southampton Central
2 changes
£1471One-way
Cheapest
08:36Glasgow Central7h06 15:42Southampton Central
2 changes
£1471One-way
09:37Glasgow Central6h50 16:27Southampton Central
2 changes
£1481One-way
10:40Glasgow Central7h09 17:49Southampton Central
2 changes
£1481One-way
10:40Glasgow Central7h02 17:42Southampton Central
3 changes
£1481One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to Southampton

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08:36Glasgow Central7h06 15:42Southampton Central
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08:36Glasgow Central6h54 15:30Southampton Central
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09:37Glasgow Central8h05 17:42Southampton Central
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09:37Glasgow Central6h50 16:27Southampton Central
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10:40Glasgow Central7h09 17:49Southampton Central
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10:40Glasgow Central7h02 17:42Southampton Central
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Sat
4 Dec
£147Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
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Sun
5 Dec
£148Cross Country
£23National Express
£98Loganair
Mon
6 Dec
£121Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
£161Loganair
Tue
7 Dec
£103Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
£77Loganair
Wed
8 Dec
£122Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
£140Loganair
Thu
9 Dec
£103Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
£124Loganair
Fri
10 Dec
£149Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
£163Loganair
Sun
12 Dec
£148Cross Country
£23National Express
£123Loganair
Mon
13 Dec
£104Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
£77Loganair
Tue
14 Dec
£122Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
£108Loganair
Thu
16 Dec
£134Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
£98Loganair
Fri
17 Dec
£148Avanti West Coast
£41National Express
£98Loganair
Sat
18 Dec
£146Cross Country
£53National Express
£123Loganair
Mon
20 Dec
£80Avanti West Coast
£53National Express
£77Loganair
Wed
22 Dec
£80Avanti West Coast
£61National Express
£87Loganair
Thu
23 Dec
£134Avanti West Coast
£61National Express
£125Loganair

Fastest train times from Glasgow to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Fastest Journey

6 h 50 m

Average

7 h 11 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

583 km

It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Southampton without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
09:37Glasgow Central6h50 16:27Southampton Central
2 changes
£1481One-way
08:36Glasgow Central6h54 15:30Southampton Central
2 changes
£1481One-way
10:40Glasgow Central7h02 17:42Southampton Central
3 changes
£1481One-way
08:36Glasgow Central7h06 15:42Southampton Central
2 changes
£1471One-way
10:40Glasgow Central7h09 17:49Southampton Central
2 changes
£1481One-way

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Train Information between Glasgow and Southampton

distanceDistance361 miles (583 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£141 (€158)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Glasgow to Southampton cover the 361 miles (583 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 38 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £103, but the average price of train tickets is £141. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Southampton Central.

Trains from Glasgow to Southampton

Glasgow is approximately 360 miles away from Southampton by rail. Train journeys require at least one change in another city which puts the total travel time, including connections, at between 6.5 and 8 hours. There are around 30 route options per day to choose from, travelling via Edinburgh or London. Trains depart from Glasgow Central or Queen Street stations and arrive at Southampton Central station. Early morning and overnight trains are available.

Which train companies travel from Glasgow to Southampton?

Virgin Trains, London North Eastern Railway (LNER), Cross Country and Caledonian Sleeper operate routes between Glasgow and Southampton.

How long is the train from Glasgow to Southampton?

There are no direct train routes from Glasgow and Southampton. The journey requires at least one change on weekdays and at least two changes on the weekend, these are most often in Edinburgh and London. The total journey takes over 6.5 hours with one change and at least eight hours with two changes.

How many trains are there from Glasgow to Southampton?

There are usually around 30 trains from Glasgow to Southampton per day. The first trains leave just after midnight and then run though until just after 10:00 p.m. On weekdays, trains run from around 4:30 a.m. until just before midnight. There are around 25 trains per day, departing at least once per hour. At the weekend, trains depart at least twice an hour from morning until evening and more often between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

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

Departure train station: Trains headed to Southampton depart from both Glasgow Central and Queen Street stations. Both stations are within the city centre, in walking distance of many areas or close to local bus routes. The stations are wheelchair accessible and have Wi-Fi, coffee shops and waiting areas.

Arrival train station: All trains from Glasgow arrive at Southampton Central station. Facilities available at the station include refreshments, coffee shop, waiting areas and an ATM. The station is just half a mile from the city centre. Public buses are available for onward travel to other parts of the city.

Travel Tips

Trains from Glasgow to Southampton
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Glasgow and Southampton cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Southampton from Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from £103  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Glasgow to Southampton?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Southampton train price to come in at an average of £141  one way.
How far is it from Glasgow to Southampton by train?
The train distance from Glasgow to Southampton is around 361 miles (583 km).
How long does it take from Glasgow to Southampton by train?
While the time it takes to travel 361 miles (583 km) to Southampton from Glasgow can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Glasgow to Southampton is on average 6 h 38 min.
What station does the Glasgow to Southampton train leave from? Which Southampton train station do I come into from Glasgow?

When taking the train to Southampton from Glasgow, you can choose to depart from train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). Your trip can end in train stations such as Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Southampton Central.

Where is the Glasgow train station located? Where is the Southampton train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Southampton Central, located 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Glasgow to Southampton?
If you're looking for trains from Glasgow to Southampton, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Southampton. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Glasgow to Southampton journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Southampton from Glasgow a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Glasgow to Southampton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When should I book Glasgow Southampton train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket to Southampton from Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £141 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Southampton from Glasgow are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Southampton
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Southampton.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper