• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 15 ways to get from Southampton to Ardèche by train, night bus, 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  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montelimar Tgv

$326 - $559

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Montélimar 719

$80 - $138

13 alternative options

Train, night bus via Lille Europe  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Valence TGV Tgv
  4. Take the night bus from Gare de Valence-TGV to Aubenas-Pl.-de-la-Paix

$239 - $372

Train, night bus  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Valence TGV Tgv
  4. Take the night bus from Gare de Valence-TGV to Aubenas-Pl.-de-la-Paix

$229 - $447

Bus, train  •  22h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Clermont-Ferrand Ic
  4. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Langogne
  5. Take the bus from Langogne - Gare SNCF to Lalevade - Place de la Paix

$119 - $181

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 49m

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

$141 - $274

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 49m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Ardèche

$321 - $405

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Lyon  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) LHR - LYS
  4. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Montelimar

$155 - $360

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Lyon, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) LGW - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Montelimar

$120 - $366

Fly Southampton to Geneva, train  •  11h 28m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Geneva (GVA) SOU - GVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montelimar

$167 - $359

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Marseille  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS
  4. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
  5. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Montelimar

$181 - $447

Train to London City, fly to Geneva, train  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montelimar

$166 - $381

Train to Bristol, fly to Geneva, train  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Geneva (GVA) BRS - GVA
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montelimar

$161 - $357

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Grenoble, train  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Grenoble (GNB) LGW - GNB
  3. Take the train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Valence-Ville
  4. Take the train from Valence Ville to Montelimar

$136 - $562

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Montpellier, train  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Montpellier (MPL) LGW - MPL
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre
  4. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Montelimar

$132 - $465

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Ardèche is to bus which costs £60 - £110 and takes 23h 30m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Southampton to Ardèche is to train which costs £250 - £430 and takes 9h 28m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Ardèche. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Labegude Ancienne Gare via London, Paris, Paris, Montélimar-G-Routière and Place De La Paix. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 30m.

More details

The distance between Southampton and Ardèche is 509 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Ardèche without a car is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs £250 - £430.

More details

It takes approximately 9h 28m to get from Southampton to Ardèche, including transfers.

More details

Southampton to Ardèche bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

More details

The best way to get from Southampton to Ardèche is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs £250 - £430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £110 and takes 23h 30m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

Search flights

Southampton to Ardèche bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Montélimar station.

More details

Map of how to get from Southampton to Ardèche.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 509.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 28m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Ardèche via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Montelimar in around 9h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Ardèche via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, Montélimar, Montélimar-G-Routière, and Place De La Paix in around 23h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Southampton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Gatwick to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Flights from London Gatwick to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Lille Europe to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Avignon Centre to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Valence Ville to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$25 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris-Bercy to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Langogne
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Avignon Centre to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
Train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Valence-Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Valence Ville to Montelimar
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Hugon Tourisme
Phone
04 66 49 03 81
Email
contact@hugon-tourisme.com
Website
hugon-tourisme.com
Bus from Langogne - Gare SNCF to Lalevade - Place de la Paix
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
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
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Montélimar
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

Want to know more about travelling around France

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.

More Questions & Answers

Ardèche is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 9:01 AM in Southampton and 10:01 AM in Ardèche.

KLM, British Airways, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lyon Airport.

Search flights

There are 370+ hotels available in Ardèche. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

More details