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There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Jena by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  14h 52m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Essen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Weimar Ic

$263 - $484

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  21h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena

$66 - $99

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Bus FlixBus  •  27h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Jena, Jena central bus station 120

$70 - $112

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  12h 54m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  6. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda Ice
  7. Drive from Fulda to Jena

$382 - $540

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 45m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Jena

$167 - $242

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  9h 48m

  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 Berlin Tegel (TXL) LHR - TXL
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  5. Take the train from Halle to Jena Paradies

Train to London City, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Frankfurt  •  10h 12m

  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 Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  5. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West

Train to London Stansted, fly to Leipzig, train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Leipzig (LEJ) STN - LEJ
  3. Take the train from Halle to Jena Paradies

Fly Southampton to Leipzig, train  •  11h 7m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leipzig (LEJ) SOU - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle to Jena Paradies

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Hannover  •  11h 39m

  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 Hannover (HAJ) LHR - HAJ
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  5. Take the train from Halle to Jena Paradies

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Prague  •  13h 15m

  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 Prague (PRG) LHR - PRG
  4. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)
  5. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Bad Kösen

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf  •  12h 24m

  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 Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  4. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  6. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Jena is to bus which costs £50 - £80 and takes 21h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Jena is to drive and car ferry which costs £120 - £190 and takes 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Jena. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Jena via London Victoria Coach Station and Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 55m.

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The distance between Southampton and Jena is 569 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Jena without a car is to train which takes 14h 52m and costs £200 - £380.

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It takes approximately 14h 52m to get from Southampton to Jena, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Jena is to train which takes 14h 52m and costs £200 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 21h 55m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Southampton to Jena bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Jena station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Jena.
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  • Distance: 568.6 miles
  • Duration: 14h 52m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Jena, Germany?

You can take a train from Southampton to Jena via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels - Midi, Essen Hbf, and Weimar in around 14h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Jena via London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, and Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main in around 21h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Manchester, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Dublin, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Geneva, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Edinburgh, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Glasgow, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Geneva, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Leipzig via Manchester, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Weimar
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Halle to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Bad Kösen
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
erfurter-bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cd.cz
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
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Jena, Jena central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Jena is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 4:40 PM in Southampton and 5:40 PM in Jena.

Brussels Airlines, KLM, Eurowings and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Jena. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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