There are 12 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 44 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 - $289

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032 / ...

$27 - $38

10 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Southampton Central

$84 - $134

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

$243 - $275

Fly Paris CDG to Southampton  •  4 h 8 min

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

$64 - $322

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5 h 39 min

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

$126 - $1,463

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 4 min

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

$81 - $234

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 9 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 Bristol, train  •  6 h 42 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 Luton, train  •  6 h 42 min

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

$97 - $253

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Southampton Central

$122 - $332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Southampton is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Paris to Southampton is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 55€ - 280€.

More details

The distance between Paris and Southampton is 352 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Paris to Southampton, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Paris - Roissy CDG Airport and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

More details

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 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Southampton via Paris - Roissy CDG Airport, London, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 45 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 London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $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 10 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Train operators
Eurostar
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Birmingham International to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
National Express
FlixBus
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.