Southampton to Inverness by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:09
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 18m

Travelling from Southampton to Inverness by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Inverness take around 10 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 750 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Inverness.

Are there direct trains from Southampton to Inverness?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Southampton to Inverness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

How long is the train journey from Southampton to Inverness?

The Southampton to Inverness train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Southampton to Inverness train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Southampton to Inverness 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 Southampton to Inverness by train.

Which train companies operate between Southampton and Inverness?

More than one train company operates on the route from Southampton to Inverness, 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 rail 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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