There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Southampton by train, bus, car, car ferry, 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 33 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$107 - $283

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Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032 / ...

$56 - $90

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Bus, train  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Southampton Central

$77 - $118

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Southampton

$57 - $142

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 34 min

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

$242 - $274

Fly Paris CDG to Southampton  •  4 h 6 min

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

$64 - $322

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$126 - $1,458

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central

$87 - $242

Fly Paris CDG to Bristol, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bristol (BRS) CDG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

$122 - $337

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$143 - $387

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

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$87 - $238

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Southampton is to drive and car ferry which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Southampton is to fly which costs 50€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Paris and Southampton is 352 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 90€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Paris to Southampton, including transfers.

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Paris to Southampton bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Southampton is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 90€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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

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Paris to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 220.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Southampton via London St. Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Southampton via London and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton via Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
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 Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Eurostar
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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More Questions & Answers

Southampton is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 5:32 AM in Paris and 4:32 AM in Southampton.

Air France and Flybe offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 756+ hotels available in Southampton. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 10€.

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