There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Laval by train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car, 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  •  7 h 38 min

  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 Montparnasse to Laval Tgv

$161 - $357

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Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Laval

$64 - $141

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Laval

$92 - $140

Car ferry, train  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the train from St Malo to Laval Tgv

$79 - $235

Carferry, train  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the carferry from Portsmouth to St Helier, Jersey
  2. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the train from St Malo to Laval Tgv

$114 - $150

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 20 min

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

$266 - $310

Fly Southampton to Rennes, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Rennes (RNS) SOU - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Laval

$108 - $465

Fly Southampton to Jersey, carferry, train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Jersey (JER) SOU - JER
  2. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the train from St Malo to Laval

$102 - $301

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

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Laval

$97 - $371

Train, train to Southend, fly to Rennes  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Rennes (RNS) SEN - RNS
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Laval

$101 - $267

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  8 h 26 min

  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 Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  4. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Laval

$149 - $390

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans
  4. Take the train from Le Mans to Laval

$125 - $309

Fly Southampton to Nantes, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Nantes (NTE) SOU - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Laval

$103 - $346

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Laval. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Laval via London Victoria, Lille and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 19 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Laval is 199 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Laval without a car is to train which takes 7 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Southampton to Laval, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Laval is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 9:36 PM in Southampton and 10:36 PM in Laval.

Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Laval. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Laval.
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  • Distance: 198.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Laval via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7 h 38 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Southampton to Jersey
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Jersey via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Southampton to Jersey
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Laval
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from St Malo to Laval
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Rennes to Laval
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Laval
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Le Mans to Laval
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Rennes to Laval
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Le Mans to Laval
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Greater Anglia
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
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
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Laval
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$45 - $65
Car
$95 - $190
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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