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Overview: Bus from Southampton to Paris

distanceDistance218 miles (352 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Southampton to Paris cover the 218 miles (352 km) long trip with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Bus companies: National Express buses from Southampton to Paris

You can travel by bus from Southampton to Paris with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Southampton - Paris bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Southampton and Paris:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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    FAQs

    Is cross-border travel by bus between Southampton, United Kingdom and Paris, France allowed?

    Travel between Southampton, United Kingdom and Paris, France by bus is: Partially open.

    Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Southampton?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

    All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Paris from Southampton as this information can change.

    What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Paris, France?

    The restriction level for your return bus to Southampton, United Kingdom from Paris is: Partially open.

    Is my return bus into Southampton from Paris restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Southampton, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Southampton from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

    How far is it from Southampton to Paris by bus?

    The bus distance from Southampton to Paris is around 218 miles (352 km).

    When traveling by bus from Southampton to Paris, which bus station in Southampton do I depart from and which bus station in Paris do I arrive in?

    When departing from Southampton, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton, Burgess Rd (Library) and Southampton, Southampton. When arriving in Paris, you can end your route in bus stations like Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense.

    Omio customers book a bus from Southampton Central   to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the bus station in Southampton? Where is the bus station in Paris?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Southampton Central and travel around 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Paris.

    Which bus providers should I travel with from Southampton to Paris?

    If you're looking for buses from Southampton to Paris, you can rely on National Express to get you to Paris. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Southampton to Paris trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.