There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Rennes-le-Château by train, plane, taxi, bus, car ferry, ferry, night train, car or car train

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 to London Stansted, fly to Perpignan, taxi  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Perpignan (PGF) STN - PGF
  3. Take a taxi from Perpignan to Rennes-le-Château

$211 - $533

Cheapest option

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Toulouse (TLS) LGW - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$99 - $254

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Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse, train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$118 - $321

Train to London Stansted, fly to Carcassonne, bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Carcassonne (CCF) STN - CCF
  3. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Couiza

$117 - $354

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Toulouse  •  10 h 16 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 Toulouse (TLS) LHR - TLS
  4. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne

$138 - $351

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Montpellier, train  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Montpellier (MPL) LGW - MPL
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne

$115 - $403

Train  •  14 h 43 min

  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 train from Lille Europe to Nîmes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Nîmes to Carcassonne Ic / ...

$283 - $433

Train, bus  •  18 h 20 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 bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Carcassonne

$195 - $404

Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  34 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard
  3. Take the bus from Dinard - Le Gallic to Rennes - Gare Routière 7
  4. Take the bus from Rennes to Carcassonne

$121 - $285

Train, night train  •  17 h 57 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 night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne

$210 - $439

Car ferry, drive  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Rennes-le-Château

$164 - $301

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rennes-le-Château

$343 - $427

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Rennes-le-Château is 581 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Rennes-le-Château without a car is to train which takes 14 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Southampton to Rennes-le-Château, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Perpignan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Rennes-le-Château is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 10:17 PM in Southampton and 11:17 PM in Rennes-le-Château.

Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Perpignan Airport.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Rennes-le-Château. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Rennes-le-Château.
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  • Distance: 580.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 47 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Rennes-le-Château, France?

You can take a train from Southampton to Rennes-le-Château via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Europe, Nîmes, and Carcassonne in around 14 h 43 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Nîmes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $150
1st Class
$150 - $240
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Lille Europe to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Train from Nîmes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
La Région Occitanie
Phone
05 61 33 50 50
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
laregion.fr
Bus from Carcassonne to Couiza
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
La Région Occitanie
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 Paris Centre - Bercy to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Illenoo
Phone
0 810 35 10 35
Website
illenoo-services.fr
Bus from Dinard - Le Gallic to Rennes - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
illenoo-services.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rennes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
isilines.com
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
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
compagniecorsaire.com
Condor Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Perpignan to Rennes-le-Château
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Accueil Perpignan Taxi
Phone
+33 4 68 35 15 15
Website
accueilperpignantaxi.fr
Station de taxis de la gare
Phone
+33 4 68 34 59 49
Maso François
Phone
+33 4 68 35 20 89

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