There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to Quimper 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  •  9 h 43 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 Quimper Tgv

$216 - $417

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Bus, car ferry  •  22 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  3. Take the bus from Roscoff - Ferry to Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF 60

$57 - $155

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 5 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 Quimper

$110 - $173

Train, car ferry, bus  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Devonport
  3. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  4. Take the bus from Roscoff - Ferry to Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF 60

$108 - $258

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h

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

$89 - $176

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 49 min

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

$296 - $365

Fly to Lorient, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Lorient (LRT) SOU - LRT
  2. Take the train from Lorient to Quimper

$178 - $934

Fly to Brest, train  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Brest (BES) SOU - BES
  2. Take the train from Brest(F) to Quimper

$146 - $770

Fly to Rennes, train  •  7 h 7 min

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

$126 - $500

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Quimper. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Quimper via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 5 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Quimper is 236 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Quimper without a car is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 43 min to get from Southampton to Quimper, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Lorient Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Quimper is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 3:55 AM in Southampton and 4:55 AM in Quimper.

Hop!, KLM, Flybe and Air France offer flights from Southampton Airport to Lorient Airport.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Quimper. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Quimper.
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  • Distance: 235.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Quimper 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 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Lorient via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Lorient via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Lorient via Rennes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Southampton to Lorient via Amsterdam, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Southampton to Lorient via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Brest via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Brest via Rennes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Southampton to Brest via Rennes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Brest via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Brest via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
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 Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Quimper
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Lorient to Quimper
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Rennes to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Devonport
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
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 Lorient to Quimper
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Brest(F) to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Rennes to Quimper
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
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
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
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 Quimper
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Viaoo 29
Website
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Roscoff - Ferry to Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $120
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

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