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There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to Vichy by train, bus, car, car ferry, 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  •  9h 14m

  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-Bercy to Vichy Ic

$156 - $362

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  17h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Moulins 747 / ...
  4. Take the train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Vichy Ic

$71 - $119

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Bus Ouibus, train  •  16h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Gare de Vichy

$80 - $116

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 5m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Vichy

$106 - $224

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 13m

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

$286 - $345

Fly Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) SOU - CFE
  2. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Vichy

$126 - $721

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Lyon  •  9h 2m

  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 Lyon (LYS) LHR - LYS
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy

$153 - $362

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Lyon, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lyon (LYS) LGW - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy

$118 - $368

Fly Southampton to Geneva, train  •  9h 32m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Geneva (GVA) SOU - GVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy

$158 - $344

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Vichy is to bus and train which costs £60 - £90 and takes 16h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Vichy is to train and fly which costs £90 - £290 and takes 8h 44m.

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The distance between Southampton and Vichy is 400 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Vichy without a car is to train which takes 9h 14m and costs £120 - £280.

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It takes approximately 9h 14m to get from Southampton to Vichy, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 10m and has one stopover.

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Vichy is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 7:38 PM in Southampton and 8:38 PM in Vichy.

Flybe and Air France offer flights from Southampton Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Vichy. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Vichy.
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  • Distance: 399.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 14m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Vichy via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, La Fayette - Dunkerque, Gare De Lyon, and Paris-Bercy in around 9h 14m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand via Rennes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Southampton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Clermont-Ferrand via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Paris-Bercy to Vichy
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Gare de Vichy
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Moulins-sur-Allier to Vichy
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Vichy
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Moulins
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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