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Coach Information from Manchester to Paris

distanceDistance375 miles (605 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Paris cover the 375 miles (605 km) long route with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).

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National Express coaches from Manchester to Paris

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National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably from Manchester to Paris. As the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket options for the Manchester to Paris route, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by coach. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 375 miles (605 km) from Manchester to Paris.

All coaches from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long trip. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Manchester to Paris coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Manchester and Paris are the following:

  • 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.

Coaches from Manchester to Paris

The journey by coach from Manchester to Paris needs to be booked in two stages. Firstly, from Manchester Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station. From here, there are frequent direct services to Paris. The total journey times between the two cities can be as short as 11.5 hours plus the transfer time in London. Coaches arrive at either Paris Quai de Bercy or at Paris Gare Routière Galliéni.

Which coach companies travel from Manchester to Paris?

Coaches from Manchester to London are operated by National Express while there is a choice of three providers for the onward journey. These are Eurolines, part of National Express, and the European-owned Ouibus and FlixBus. All companies have modern coaches with comfortable seating, power outlets, wifi and toilets.

How long is the coach from Manchester to Paris?

By booking direct routes from Manchester to London and from London to Paris, journey times vary from 11.5 hours to around 17 hours with arrivals the following day. Some Manchester to London coaches involve a connection at Birmingham Coach Station while the majority of London to Paris routes are direct. Just a few routes a day require a transfer at either Brussels or Antwerp.

How many coaches are there from Manchester to Paris?

With over two dozen coaches a day from Manchester to London, over 10 of which are direct and over 20 onward departures from London to Paris, it is easy to plan a journey with just a short transfer time in London. Coaches from both Manchester and London start departing in the early morning and continue throughout the day until late at night.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Manchester to Paris?

Departure Station: Coaches to Paris from Manchester depart from Manchester Chorlton Street Coach Station which is close to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and a 10 minute walk from the city centre. Facilities at the coach station include local bus stops, a taxi rank, wifi, toilets, ATMs, shops, food kiosks and cafes.

Arrival Station: Coaches from Manchester to Paris terminate at either Paris Quai de Bercy or at Paris Gare Routière Galliéni. Both arrival points are just a short walk from the city centre and part of the city's transport network of local buses, Metro trains and taxis. Their facilities include wifi, toilets, cafes and shops.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by coach from Manchester, United Kingdom to Paris, France?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Paris, France by coach 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 Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

All travellers 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 26/07/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Manchester to Paris as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Paris to Manchester 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 entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, 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 verified on 26/07/2021. 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 Paris to Manchester coach here.

What is the distance from Manchester to Paris via coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Paris from Manchester via coach to be approximately 375 miles (605 km).
When travelling by coach from Manchester to Paris, which coach station in Manchester do I depart from and which coach station in Paris do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. In Paris you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine).

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).

Where is the Manchester coach station located? Where is the Paris coach station located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars) and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Paris.

Which coach companies can get me from Manchester to Paris?
Take the Manchester to Paris coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip between Manchester and Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.