|Train operators||Cross Country|
|Lowest train price||from £62.80|
|Average train price||£205.00|
Which train company can I use?
There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Southampton in England to Glasgow in Scotland are operated by Cross Country.
How much times does it take?
There are 363 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Southampton to Glasgow is normally 10h08m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Glasgow from Southampton, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
What is the price of the train?
The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £62.80 one way.
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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.
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Based on our data, 3 trains from Southampton to Glasgow are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first Southampton Glasgow train leaves at 08:15 and the last one leaves the station at 10:15. The first and last departure times can vary every day and there can be fewer services during weekends as well as public holidays. Rail operators may also adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.
The Prices for train tickets Southampton to Glasgow are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 day in advance, you can find tickets from £64 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £130 for your train. Thus, you may save 51% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 day in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.
The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Southampton and Glasgow by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Glasgow to Southampton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
|£62.80||20/06/2022||10:00||26 days ago|
|£67.10||20/06/2022||09:00||26 days ago|
|£113.50||20/06/2022||08:00||26 days ago|
|£138.00||20/06/2022||10:15||Cross Country||26 days ago|
Best prices for the next 180 days.
The easiest way to spend less on your Southampton Glasgow train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.
The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.
You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.
As an example, train tickets from Southampton to Glasgow cost on average £204.71 (1). When dividing £88 by £204.71 (£88/£204.71 = 0.43), you can see that after only 1 one way journeys from Glasgow to Southampton, the railcard will have paid for itself.
The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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 Glasgow train||£204.71||£136.47||£68.24||0.43|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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