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There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo 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  •  13h 29m

  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 Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Royan

$222 - $446

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Bus  •  24h 35m

  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 bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to La Rochelle
  4. Take the bus from La Rochelle Gare Parvis to Royan - Gare Intermodale 9E

$48 - $67

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Train, bus  •  19h 40m

  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 bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
  4. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Royan

$131 - $259

Bus via Poitiers  •  22h 23m

  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 Poitiers 723
  4. Take the bus from Poitiers to Royan

$75 - $120

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 10m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
  4. Drive from Saint-Malo to La Palmyre Zoo

$134 - $197

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 15m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to La Palmyre Zoo

$301 - $375

Fly Southampton to La Rochelle, bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to La Rochelle (LRH) SOU - LRH
  2. Take the bus from La Rochelle Gare Parvis to Royan - Gare Intermodale

$189 - $893

Fly Southampton to Bordeaux, train  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Bordeaux (BOD) SOU - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes

$105 - $262

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes

$122 - $347

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 24h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo is to fly and bus which costs £140 - £700 and takes 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to La Palmyre Zoo. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo via London, Paris, Paris, Poitiers and ROYAN - Gare quai D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 23m.

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The distance between Southampton and La Palmyre Zoo is 363 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo without a car is to train which takes 13h 29m and costs £170 - £350.

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It takes approximately 13h 29m to get from Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo, including transfers.

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Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo 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 La Palmyre Zoo is to train which takes 13h 29m and costs £170 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £95 and takes 22h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to La Rochelle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Royan station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo.
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  • Distance: 362.7 miles
  • Duration: 13h 29m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and La Palmyre Zoo, France?

You can take a train from Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Angouleme, Royan, ROYAN - Gare quai D, and LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo in around 13h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to La Palmyre Zoo via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, Poitiers, Royan, ROYAN - Gare quai D, and LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo in around 22h 23m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
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
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
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
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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 Angouleme to Royan
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Royan
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Poitiers to Royan
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
isilines.com
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
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 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 Poitiers
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Ouibus
bus
Bus from La Rochelle Gare Parvis to Royan - Gare Intermodale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to La Rochelle Airport.

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There are 664+ hotels available in La Palmyre Zoo. Prices start at $57 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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