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from Southampton to Paris

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Travel Information between Southampton and Paris

distanceDistance218 miles (352 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Travel 218 miles (352 km) by flight to Paris from Southampton. Vueling is the main travel provider operating this journey. 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.

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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:

  • 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 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 18/10/2021; 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 to Paris from Southampton.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Southampton, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Southampton from Paris?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Southampton, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Southampton from Paris here.

How do you get from Southampton to Paris?

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

How many miles are between Southampton and Paris

The distance from Southampton to Paris is approximately 218 miles (352 km).

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Southampton to Paris:

  • Flights mostly depart from Southampton Airport and arrive in 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 take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Southampton to Paris for £36.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Southampton and Paris ends?
Your journey from Southampton to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Amsterdam to your Southampton to Paris trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!
How early should I buy Southampton to Paris tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £36 one way on average.

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