Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 47 min

$48 - $113

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Ic

$71 - $139

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 21 min

$250 - $294

Train, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. SEN - CFR

$127 - $781

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Normandy landings, France?

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Normandy landings. However, you can take the drive to Portsmouth, take the car ferry to Cherbourg, then take the drive to Normandy landings. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Southampton to Normandy landings via Poole, Poole Railway Station, Poole, The Portsmouth Hoy, Poole, Cherbourg, Bayeux, and Meuvaines in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Bayeux
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Greater Anglia
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
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
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$55 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Normandy landings is 185 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Normandy landings is to car ferry and drive which costs £35 - £85 and takes 4 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Southampton to Normandy landings is to car ferry and drive which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £35 - £85.

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Southampton to Normandy landings, including transfers.