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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Pornichet by train, bus, ferry, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Pornichet

Cheapest option

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Nantes Haluchère
  4. Take the train from Nantes to Pornichet

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Ferry, train

  1. Take the ferry from Portsmouth Port to Saint-Malo Port
  2. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Pornichet

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Southampton to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Pornichet

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Nantes, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Pornichet

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Pornichet

Train to London Stansted, fly to Nantes, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Pornichet

Fly Southampton to Nantes, train

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Pornichet

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Pornichet

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Pornichet

Southampton to Pornichet by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Southampton and Pornichet is around 12h 12m and covers a distance of around 1048 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 55m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 34m. Operated by South Western Railway, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Southampton to Pornichet service departs from Southampton Central and arrives in Pornichet. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 17m
Layover time:
4h 55m
Total time:
12h 12m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 34m
Journey distance:
1048 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€233
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:30
Last service departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Southampton to Pornichet train, subway and walk schedules

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International entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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  • Health declaration required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Seychelles, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pornichet is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pornichet is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pornichet is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Southampton to Pornichet is to bus and train, which costs £35 - £95 and takes 20h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Pornichet is to fly and train which costs £85 - £400 and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Pornichet. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Pornichet via Waterloo station, Euston Square station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Southampton and Pornichet is 411 km.

The best way to get from Southampton to Pornichet without a car is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs £190 - £460.

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It takes approximately 9h 20m to get from Southampton to Pornichet, including transfers.

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Southampton to Pornichet train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Pornichet is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 2:04 PM in Southampton and 3:04 PM in Pornichet.

Southampton to Pornichet train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Pornichet station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Pornichet.
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  • Distance: 410.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 20m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Pornichet via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, Euston Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 9h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €650
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €210
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€40 - €55
Anytime Day 1st Class
€65 - €85
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€35 - €50
Anytime Day 1st Class
€65 - €80
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Pornichet
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
Train from Nantes to Pornichet
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €33
1st Class
€23 - €27
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Nantes to Pornichet
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Train from Rennes to Pornichet
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €80
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€156
Website
Eurotunnel
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 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Blablabus
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Ferry from Portsmouth Port to Saint-Malo Port
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€35 - €50
Car
€85 - €130
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €75

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Aer Lingus, Iberia, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nantes Airport.

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