There are 12 ways to get from Portsmouth to Paris by train, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$106 - $288

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Bus  •  10 h 50 min

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

$40 - $63

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Car ferry, train  •  11 h 29 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

$58 - $156

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 38 min

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

$77 - $154

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

$236 - $268

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$73 - $338

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 34 min

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

$77 - $225

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

$137 - $1,468

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 23 min

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

$85 - $286

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 57 min

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

$140 - $363

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 51 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

$96 - $246

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 52 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

$129 - $345

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Paris is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Paris is to train which costs £80 - £220 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Paris. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arriving at Paris, Paris via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Paris is 205 miles.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £80 - £220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Portsmouth to Paris, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £80 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Portsmouth to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Paris.
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  • Distance: 205 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Paris via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, London Bridge Underground Station, London Bridge, London St Pancras International LL, and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Paris via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Le Havre to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Le Havre
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $45
Car
$70 - $100
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$34
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$22
2-bed inside cabin
$65 - $90
Condor Ferries

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Paris is 1 h ahead of Portsmouth. It is currently 1:50 PM in Portsmouth and 2:50 PM in Paris.

Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 4901+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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