Travel options
from Edinburgh to Southampton

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

Our recommendation

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

10:45Edinburgh13h55 00:40Southampton, Coach Station
1 changes
£471One-way
Cheapest
10:45Edinburgh13h55 00:40Southampton, Coach Station
1 changes
£471One-way
Other options
09:00Edinburgh Waverley6h49 15:49Southampton Central
1 changes
£1171One-way
08:00Edinburgh Waverley6h49 14:49Southampton Central
1 changes
£1171One-way
08:30Edinburgh Waverley6h52 15:22Southampton Central
1 changes
£1171One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
28 Oct
£110London North Eastern Railway
£41National Express
£162Loganair
Fri
29 Oct
£110London North Eastern Railway
£44National Express
£162Loganair
Sat
30 Oct
£206London North Eastern Railway
£54National Express
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Sun
31 Oct
£110London North Eastern Railway
£34National Express
£247Loganair
Mon
1 Nov
£87London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
£87Loganair
Tue
2 Nov
£80London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
£98Loganair
Wed
3 Nov
£80London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
£124Loganair
Thu
4 Nov
£101London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
£124Loganair
Fri
5 Nov
£86London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
£97Loganair
Sat
6 Nov
£87London North Eastern Railway
£24National Express
£141Loganair
Sun
7 Nov
£88London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
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Mon
8 Nov
£87London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
£113Loganair
Tue
9 Nov
£81London North Eastern Railway
£24National Express
£113Loganair
Wed
10 Nov
£80London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£98Loganair
Thu
11 Nov
£205London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
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Sat
13 Nov
£106Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
£98Loganair
Mon
15 Nov
Find prices
£54National Express
£76Loganair
Tue
16 Nov
£87London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£76Loganair
Wed
17 Nov
£69London North Eastern Railway
£19National Express
£76Loganair

Travel Information between Edinburgh and Southampton

distanceDistance355 miles (573 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £203
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 13 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £94 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 355 miles (573 km) to Southampton from Edinburgh. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Southampton.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Edinburgh to Southampton?

You can travel from Edinburgh to Southampton 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Edinburgh to Southampton the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Southampton. Tickets for a coach cost on average £19.

This is compared to other travel options to Southampton:

A coach is about £75 less than a flight, which costs on average £94 for this journey.

A coach is generally £184 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £203 from Edinburgh to Southampton.

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Southampton?

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

There are alternative travel options to Southampton that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Southampton by train can take on average 6 h 49 min.

How far is Southampton from Edinburgh?

The distance between Edinburgh and Southampton is around 355 miles (573 km).

How many services a day are there to Southampton from Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Southampton is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Edinburgh to Southampton as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Edinburgh to Southampton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Edinburgh to Southampton:

  • Coaches from Edinburgh to Southampton most often leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton most often leave from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Southampton Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Southampton at Southampton Central.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Southampton?

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

  • You can go to Southampton from Edinburgh by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £19 with National Express from Edinburgh to Southampton on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Edinburgh and Southampton with Loganair, and you can find Loganair Edinburgh to Southampton tickets for £94 on Omio.
  • You can go to Southampton from Edinburgh by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £203 with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Southampton on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Edinburgh to Southampton?
Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Southampton? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Southampton usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Bournemouth or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Bournemouth or Manchester from Southampton, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Edinburgh and Southampton online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Edinburgh to Southampton, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £19 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £94 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £203 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Southampton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.