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Coach Information between Southampton and Paris

distanceDistance218 miles (352 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Southampton to Paris cover the 218 miles (352 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

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Travel with National Express from Southampton to Paris

You can travel by coach between Southampton and Paris with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Southampton - Paris coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Southampton to Paris:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for coaches to Paris from Southampton?

    Travel between Southampton, United Kingdom and Paris, France by coach is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Southampton?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
    • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

    When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between Southampton and Paris before travelling.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Paris, France?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Paris to Southampton is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Southampton, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last verified on 26/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Paris to Southampton coach here.

    What is the distance to Paris from Southampton by coach?
    The coach distance from Southampton to Paris is around 218 miles (352 km).
    When travelling by coach from Southampton to Paris, which coach station in Southampton do I depart from and which coach station in Paris do I arrive in?

    Some of the Southampton coach stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton, Burgess Rd (Library) and Southampton, Southampton. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Paris include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine).

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Southampton Central   and arriving in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

    Where is the Southampton coach station located? Where is the Paris coach station located?

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Southampton Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Southampton. The most popular arrival coach station in Paris, called Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from Southampton to Paris?
    For the best Southampton to Paris coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Southampton to Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.

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