There are 13 ways to get from Portsmouth to Paris by train, car ferry, bus, car, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International Station to Gare du Nord Eurostar

$108 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$41 - $69

11 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Caen-Ouistreham
  2. Take the bus from Ouistreham to Paris Bercy Ouibus

$48 - $124

Car ferry, train  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre LD Lines
  2. Take the train from Le Havre to Paris St Lazare Ic

$61 - $165

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$245 - $277

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Paris

$79 - $160

Fly Southampton to Paris CDG  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$77 - $306

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$80 - $229

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$139 - $1,472

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$87 - $289

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$99 - $250

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

$145 - $370

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

$135 - $352

What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Paris via Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London St Pancras International Station in around 5 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Paris via London in around 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Avg. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
Avg. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras International Station to Gare du Nord
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$190 - $290
French Railways (SNCF)
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Le Havre to Paris St Lazare
Avg. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$182
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
Avg. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Ouistreham to Paris Bercy
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Avg. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Caen-Ouistreham
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $50
Car
$80 - $110
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $110
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $45
Car
$65 - $90
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre
Avg. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $100
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$27 - $35
Reclining Seat
$36
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$24
2-bed inside cabin
$65 - $95

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Portsmouth to Paris?

The distance between Portsmouth and Paris is 328 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Paris?

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Paris is to bus which costs £45 and takes 11 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Portsmouth to Paris?

The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Paris is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs £100.

Is there a direct bus between Portsmouth and Paris?

No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Paris. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard and arriving at Paris, Paris via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Portsmouth to Paris?

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Portsmouth to Paris, including transfers.