Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

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Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

London North Eastern Railway
04:527h31
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£891One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
15:306h50
Southampton Central (SOU)
22:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1231One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSouthampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 14 June
London North Eastern Railway
04:527h31
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
15:306h50
Southampton Central (SOU)
22:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes

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Train times from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

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Fastest Journey

6 h 50 m

Average

7 h 10 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

573 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Southampton Central (SOU) for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
15:306h50
Southampton Central (SOU)
22:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1231One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
04:527h31
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:23Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£891One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

distanceDistance355 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£119 (€134)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 355 miles long route taking on average 6 h 41 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £119, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £76. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

FAQs: Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as £76 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is £119; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train time is 6 h 41 min   covering the 355 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 04: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 16: 00.
There are 10 trains a day from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) which require at least one change with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) you can take a train with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Southampton Central (SOU) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Southampton Central (SOU) including taking a train, coach or flight.

Trains departing from Southampton Central

Distance from Southampton Central to city center
Distance from Southampton Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Yes outside Platform 4 exit
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | U-Drive
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

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