Trains from Southampton to Edinburgh

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Southampton to Edinburgh train information

Southampton Edinburgh train map

Train duration 7h16m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 357 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £50.70
Average train price £97.00

Which train company can I use?

The route connecting Southampton, which is in England and Edinburgh, located in Scotland is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Edinburgh from Southampton. The average journey duration between Southampton to Edinburgh is 7h16m to travel the 357 miles.

What is the price of the train?

Looking at our data, the best fare to travel by train in the next month is £50.70. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Southampton to Edinburgh train tickets

from £50.70 MORE 6h57m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £25.40 MORE 13h11m
Flight
from £45.87 MORE 11h22m

Southampton - Edinburgh prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Southampton - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£68

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30

£67

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£113

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£99

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£122

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£120

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Southampton to Edinburgh in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £67 when booking your ticket 15 days in advance which is 45% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Southampton to Edinburgh trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Southampton and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Southampton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£77.85 02/08/2019 13:54 Cross Country 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£100.50 02/08/2019 12:38 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£103.00 02/08/2019 13:08 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£103.00 02/08/2019 08:08 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£103.00 02/08/2019 09:08 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£111.40 02/08/2019 17:08 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£113.70 02/08/2019 14:08 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£127.10 02/08/2019 14:38 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£127.10 02/08/2019 13:38 10 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£171.10 02/08/2019 09:38 10 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Southampton Edinburgh train

Discount Southampton - Edinburgh train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Southampton Edinburgh train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Southampton Edinburgh ticket is £96.66 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £96.66: £88/£96.66 = 0.91. You will need to make approximately 1 trips from Edinburgh to Southampton (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Southampton to Edinburgh train £96.66 £64.44 £32.22 0.91

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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