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Travel Information between Southampton and Paris

distanceDistance218 miles (352 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Take a flight to travel 218 miles (352 km) from Southampton to Paris. Vueling is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Southampton to Paris.

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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

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Southampton, United Kingdom to Paris, France?

International travel from Southampton, United Kingdom to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Southampton?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Southampton and Paris.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Paris, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Southampton, United Kingdom from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Southampton from Paris restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Southampton, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 27/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Southampton from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel to Paris from Southampton?

Your travel option from Southampton to Paris includes taking a flight.

How far is it from Southampton to Paris?

You should expect to travel around 218 miles (352 km) from Southampton to Paris.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Southampton to Paris?

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Southampton Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Who can get me from Southampton to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Southampton to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Vueling can get you to Paris by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling from Southampton to Paris for £35 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Southampton?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Southampton to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Southampton and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase Southampton to Paris tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £35 one way on average.

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