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Train Information between Southampton and Paris

distanceDistance218 miles (352 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Southampton to Paris cover the 218 miles (352 km) long route taking on average 5 h 23 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Southampton and Paris?

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

Is international entry into Paris from Southampton restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 10/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Southampton to Paris closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Southampton is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 10/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Southampton from Paris here.

How far is it from Southampton to Paris by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Southampton and Paris by train to be approximately 218 miles (352 km).
How long is the train from Southampton to Paris?
On average the Southampton to Paris train time is 5 h 23 min  covering the 218 miles (352 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Southampton to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from Southampton do I arrive in?

Some of the Southampton train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Southampton Central   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Southampton to go to Paris? Where is the train station in Paris located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Southampton Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Southampton.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center of Paris.

How many trains per day are there between Southampton and Paris?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Southampton to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southampton
Paris
Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Southampton for your trip to Paris.