Paris to Cardiff train

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Overview: Train from Paris to Cardiff

distanceDistance304 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£501 (€561)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from Paris to Cardiff cover the 304 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £501, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £501. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: Eurostar trains Paris to Cardiff

Buy your official Eurostar train tickets from Paris to Cardiff from £499 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from Paris to Cardiff in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between Paris and Cardiff, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

Paris to Cardiff train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: £499
  • Eurostar frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Paris to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from Paris to Cardiff easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Cardiff.
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Cheap train tickets from Paris to Cardiff can start from as little as £501 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Paris to Cardiff is £501; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Paris to Cardiff train travel time is 3 h 55 min   for the 304 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Paris to Cardiff leaves at 07: 11. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Paris to Cardiff leaves at 21: 09.
There are 12 trains a day from Paris to Cardiff which require at least one change with Eurostar. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Cardiff. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Paris to Cardiff.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Paris to Cardiff takes 3 h 55 min   on average.
For the journey from Paris to Cardiff you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Cardiff from Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 09.

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare Montparnasse. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your route in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord, which is located around 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cardiff from Paris is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 55 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
You have options as you can travel from Paris to Cardiff 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Cardiff

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Cardiff
Paris Gare du Nord is the most popular Paris railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Paris for your journey to Cardiff.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Montparnasse
Metro lines: 4, 6, 12, 13
Bus lines: 28, 39, 58, 82, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96
Train lines: TGV, OUIGO, Intercités, Transilien N, TER Normandie, TER Centre
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C
Paris, Av. Pierre Mendès-France (Paris Austerlitz)

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