Duration 10h 20m
Distance 357 km
Average price 367€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Southampton and Brest takes 10h 20m and the fastest train takes 8h 14m. The train service runs several times per day from Southampton to Brest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Southampton Central
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
  4. Brest
9h 58m
249€ - 568€

Southampton to Brest train times

Trains run every four hours between Southampton and Brest. The earliest departure is at 05:55 in the morning, and the last departure from Southampton is at 18:00 which arrives into Brest at 11:39. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Southampton to Brest? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Brest. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Brest via Waterloo station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 58m.

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The distance between Southampton and Brest is 357 km.

Southampton to Brest train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Brest train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Brest station.

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Brest is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 12:07 AM in Southampton and 1:07 AM in Brest.

There are 478+ hotels available in Brest. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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