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from Southampton to Glasgow

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Travel Information between Southampton and Glasgow

distanceDistance361 miles (583 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£51 - £142
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £51 • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £120 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLoganair, National Express or Cross Country

Travel 361 miles (583 km) by flight, coach or train between Southampton and Glasgow. 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 £51. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Loganair, National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Southampton to Glasgow.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Southampton to Glasgow

Travel to Glasgow 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 to Glasgow.

What are my travel options from Southampton to Glasgow?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Glasgow from Southampton. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Southampton to Glasgow?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Southampton to Glasgow. Tickets for a coach cost on average £51.

This is compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A coach is generally £69 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £120 from Southampton to Glasgow.

A coach is about £91 less than a train, which costs on average £142 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Glasgow from Southampton?

The fastest way from Southampton to Glasgow is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options from Southampton to Glasgow can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 55 min   on average.

What is the distance from Southampton to Glasgow?

You should expect to travel around 361 miles (583 km) from Southampton to Glasgow.

How many services a day are there between Southampton and Glasgow?

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Glasgow is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Southampton and Glasgow as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Southampton Airport and tend to arrive in Glasgow International Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Southampton at Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Glasgow at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Southampton Central and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Which travel operators can get me from Southampton to Glasgow?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Southampton to Glasgow, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Loganair to go to Glasgow by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Loganair Southampton to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £120.
  • Travel with National Express to go to Glasgow by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Southampton to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £51.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Glasgow by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Southampton to Glasgow tickets on Omio for £142.

Is there a way to travel directly from Southampton to Glasgow?

Yes, there are direct routes from Southampton to Glasgow with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Glasgow with with 12 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Glasgow tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Southampton to Glasgow?

Looking to extend your trip from Southampton to Glasgow? Many Omio customers who go from Southampton to Glasgow usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Edinburgh or Manchester from Glasgow, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Southampton to Glasgow ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Southampton to Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £120 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £51 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £142 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Southampton and Glasgow online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.