How to get from Bournemouth to Paris

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Travel Information between Bournemouth and Paris

distanceDistance228 miles (367 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £2 • 1 h 25 min

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 228 miles (367 km) to Paris from Bournemouth. Travellers can even take a direct from Bournemouth to Paris.

How to Travel from Bournemouth to Paris

Direct flights offer the quickest travel option for the 230 miles that separate Bournemouth and Paris, with train and bus connections also available. Paris is a chic and charming capital, a favourite destination for romantic breaks, with the Eiffel Tower its iconic attraction.

Train: The train journey from Bournemouth to Paris begins with a South West Trains service to London Waterloo and an Underground connection to St. Pancras. Eurostar services depart hourly from here to Paris Gare Du Nord. Journey times are approximately five hours, including connections.

Bus: National Express provides five daily bus departures from Bournemouth Coach Station to Paris, three of them including some overnight travel. Departures begin with an early morning departure, require a change at London Victoria Coach Station and take around 13 hours. Buses arrive at the Gallieni Terminal, located to the east of central Paris.

Flight: FlyBe operates two daily direct flights to Paris Charles De Gaulle from nearby Southampton Airport, with early morning and mid-afternoon departures. Flight times are around one hour and 20 minutes.

Travelling from Bournemouth to Paris: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Bournemouth to Paris? The bus offers the lowest fares for journeys to Paris.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Bournemouth to Paris? Flying is the quickest way to travel to France, more than three hours faster than the quickest train journey.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bournemouth to Paris

Travel to Paris 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 Bournemouth to Paris.

International travel from Bournemouth, United Kingdom to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Bournemouth?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 24/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Bournemouth to Paris.

The restriction level for your return to Bournemouth, United Kingdom from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Bournemouth from Paris restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bournemouth from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bournemouth, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 24/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bournemouth from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to Paris from Bournemouth 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Paris. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A ferry is generally £2 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £2 from Bournemouth to Paris.

A ferry is about £2 less than a flight, which costs on average £2 for this route.

A ferry journey is usually £28 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average £28 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Bournemouth to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options from Bournemouth to Paris can usually take longer:

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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 30 min.

The distance between Bournemouth and Paris is around 228 miles (367 km).

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Paris is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Paris from Bournemouth as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bournemouth to Paris:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bournemouth, Coach Station and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights mostly leave from Bournemouth Airport and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from Bournemouth to Paris most often leave from Bournemouth and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Omio customers who travel from Bournemouth to Paris often also extend their holiday to go to London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paris and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip to Paris from Bournemouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £2 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £2 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £28 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bournemouth to Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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