Inverness to Southampton by train

  • First train
    04:53
  • Last train
    21:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 17m
  • Distance
    750 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 19m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Inverness to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Inverness to Southampton take around 10 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 750 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Inverness and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Inverness to Southampton?

Journeys between Inverness and Southampton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Inverness to Southampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Inverness to Southampton?

The Inverness to Southampton train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Inverness to Southampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Inverness around 04:53 and the last train is around 21:33. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Inverness to Southampton train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Inverness to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Inverness and Southampton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Inverness to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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