How to get from Southampton to Paris

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Travel Information to Paris from Southampton

distanceDistance218 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £35
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £2 • 29 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 218 miles from Southampton to Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Southampton to Paris.

How to Travel from Southampton to Paris

Flights offer the fastest way to make the 220 mile journey from Southampton to Paris, although buses and trains offer alternative options. Southampton is a colourful old port city, home of the Solent Sky Museum with its impressive collection of historic military aircraft. Paris is one of the world's great capitals, renowned for romance, and most visitors love to take in the views from the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Train: Train journeys from Southampton to Paris begin with South West Trains departures from Southampton Central to London Waterloo, connecting with Underground services to London St Pancras. From here, hourly Eurostar services depart for Paris Gare Du Nord. Journey times are around four hours and 30 minutes, allowing time for connections.

Bus: National Express operates five daily bus connections from Southampton Coach Station to Paris, requiring a change at London Victoria Coach Station, with three of the journeys involving overnight travel. The first departure is early in the morning and the final service in mid-evening, with a fastest journey time of around 12 hours and 30 minutes. Buses arrive at the Gallieni International Terminus on the east side of Paris./p>

Flight: FlyBe operates two daily direct flights from Southampton Airport to Paris Charles De Gaulle. Departures are in the early morning and mid-afternoon, with a journey time of one hour and 25 minutes.

Travelling from Southampton to Paris: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Southampton to Paris? Bus is the cheapest way to travel from Southampton to Paris, although some budget air fares can be competitive.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Southampton to Paris? Flights are easily the fastest way to travel to Paris from Southampton, getting to France about three hours faster than Eurostar train connections.

Travel Tips: Travel from Southampton to Paris

Travel 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.
FAQs

Travel from Southampton, United Kingdom to Paris, France is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Paris from Southampton restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris, France from Southampton?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 07/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Paris from Southampton closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Southampton, United Kingdom from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from France?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from France?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Southampton, United Kingdom was last verified on 07/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Southampton from Paris.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Paris from Southampton. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Southampton to Paris is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £2 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is about £34 less than a flight, which costs on average £35 for this journey.

A coach journey is usually £15 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average £17 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Southampton is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 29 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 56 min   on average.

The Southampton to Paris distance is approximately 218 miles.

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Paris is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Southampton to Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Southampton to Paris:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Southampton, Coach Station to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers board their plane from Southampton Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Southampton Central to Paris Gare de Lyon.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Southampton to Paris:

  • You can go to Paris from Southampton by plane with Vueling. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £35 with Vueling from Southampton to Paris on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Southampton to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Southampton to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Amsterdam from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip between Southampton and Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £2 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £35 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £17 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Paris from Southampton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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