Southampton to Paris train

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Overview: Train from Southampton to Paris

distanceDistance218 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£455 (€510)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEurostar or CrossCountry

Trains from Southampton to Paris cover the 218 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 4 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £455, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £455. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Paris Gare du Nord.

Train providers: Eurostar and CrossCountry trains Southampton to Paris

For as little as £458 you can travel by train between Southampton and Paris with Eurostar and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Southampton to Paris you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Southampton to Paris train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 4 min
  • Cheapest Price: £458
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Eurostar trains from Southampton to Paris


The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Paris train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from Southampton to Paris more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the Southampton to Paris train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.

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Eurostar Trains from Southampton to Paris

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Southampton to Paris.

FAQs: Southampton to Paris train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Southampton to Paris.
Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Paris can start from as little as £455 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton to Paris is £455; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Southampton and Paris is on average 5 h 4 min   for the 218 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Paris from Southampton by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton to Paris leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton to Paris leaves at 20: 15.
There are 10 trains a day from Southampton to Paris which require at least one change with Eurostar or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Paris. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Southampton to Paris.
Take the Southampton to Paris train with Eurostar or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Paris from Southampton as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 15.

When departing from Southampton, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in train stations like Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare Montparnasse.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare du Nord, located 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre.

You have options as you can travel from Southampton to Paris 2 different ways: train or flight.

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