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from Bristol to Paris

You can get from Bristol to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bristol to Paris on 28 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:00Bristol Airport1h20 15:20Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1381One-way
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13:00Bristol Airport1h20 15:20Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1381One-way

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28 Oct
£42Flixbus
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Fri
29 Oct
£38Flixbus
£66easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£39Flixbus
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31 Oct
£39Flixbus
£34easyJet
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1 Nov
£61Flixbus
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2 Nov
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3 Nov
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4 Nov
£56Flixbus
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5 Nov
£61Flixbus
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6 Nov
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7 Nov
£73Flixbus
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8 Nov
£36Flixbus
£31easyJet
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9 Nov
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11 Nov
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Fri
12 Nov
£41Flixbus
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13 Nov
£26Flixbus
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14 Nov
£73Flixbus
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16 Nov
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Travel Information to Paris from Bristol

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £53 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 282 miles (455 km) by flight between Bristol and Paris. EasyJet is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Bristol to Paris.

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How to Travel from Bristol to Paris

Flying is the most direct way to make the 280-mile journey from Bristol to Paris, with journey times of a little over an hour, but there are also frequent bus and train routes. Bristol is a cosmopolitan port city, with Brunel's SS Great Britain steamship its most distinctive tourist attraction. Paris is a romantic and cultured capital, with the Eiffel Tower being a highlight for first-time visitors.

Train: Train journeys from Bristol to Paris begin by departing from Bristol Temple Meads station on Great Western Railway services. Trains connect via Paddington and the Underground, with an hourly Eurostar international train from London St Pancras. Allowing time for connections, the quickest journey to Paris takes a little over five hours.

Bus: National Express offers four daily indirect bus connections from Bristol bus station to Paris. These options require a change of bus at London Victoria Coach Station and three of the journeys involve overnight travel. Buses arrive at the Gallieni International bus station on the eastern side of Paris.The fastest bus journey is just under 13 hours.

Flight: easyJet operates one direct flight and BMI Regional two direct flights daily from Bristol Airport to Paris Charles De Gaulle. The flight time is about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Travelling from Bristol to Paris: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Paris? Bus is the cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Paris for most journeys, although some budget advance air fares can rival the average bus ticket price.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Bristol to Paris? Flying is easily the quickest way to travel between Bristol and Paris, taking less than two hours, about 3 hours faster than the train.

Buses from Bristol to Paris

The journey to Paris can be made by taking a National Express coach from Bristol Coach Station to Paris Gallieni. Departures from Bristol Coach Station leave up to seven times per day with fewer departures on weekends. Coaches leave as early as 00.40 with regular departures leaving throughout the day until 19.30. Most services require a change at London Victoria Coach Station on the way and in rare cases passengers are required to change a second time at Heathrow Airport. Depending on which coach departure is chosen, the entire journey to Paris can take between 13 and 16 hours.

Trains from Bristol to Paris

Taking the train to Paris provides travellers with a fast yet more expensive travel option. The journey can take as little as 5 hours 16 minutes, but the route requires booking several train tickets. The first leg of the journey begins at Bristol Temple Meads Station, where passengers must get a ticket to London Paddington, a journey of 1 hour 45 minutes. This service departs regularly throughout the day between 4.45 and 23.50 and sometimes requires a change at Taunton. Travellers must then get a train service from London Paddington to the Eurostar Terminal at St Pancras International, which takes 1 hour 15 minutes. The journey is then completed by booking a ticket with Eurostar from St Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord, which takes 2 hours 15 minutes journey time. Eurostar services leave St Pancras approximately every half hour starting at 7am until 8pm.

Flights from Bristol to Paris

Many popular airlines, including Flybe and Condor fly from Bristol to Paris, with departures several times a day between the early morning and late evening. Flights to Paris depart from Bristol airport; however, flights can also be taken from Cardiff and Exeter airport with an added train journey of less than an hour. With a flight time of under 2 hours direct, this is the fastest method of travel to Paris.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Paris from Bristol?

Travel between Bristol, United Kingdom and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter France?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Bristol?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 27/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Paris from Bristol.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Bristol, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Bristol, United Kingdom from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Bristol, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Bristol from Paris?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Bristol, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Bristol from Paris here.

How do I go from Bristol to Paris?

You can travel from Bristol to Paris by flight.

What is the fastest way to Paris from Bristol?

The fastest way to travel from Bristol to Paris is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 20 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Bristol to Paris would I travel?

The distance from Bristol to Paris is approximately 282 miles (455 km).

Where do I depart from Bristol? Where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Bristol at Bristol Airport and arrive in Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Bristol to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • EasyJet can get you to Paris by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Bristol to Paris for £53 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Bristol to Paris?
Looking to extend your trip from Bristol to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Bristol to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Amsterdam from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy Bristol to Paris tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Bristol to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £53 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.