How to get from Cardiff to Paris

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Travel Information between Cardiff and Paris

distanceDistance304 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £32
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £2 • 5 h 52 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £26 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 304 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Paris from Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £2. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Cardiff to Paris.

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FAQs

Travel from Cardiff, United Kingdom to Paris, France is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Paris from Cardiff restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris, France from Cardiff?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 07/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cardiff and Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Cardiff, 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 07/08/2022. 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 Cardiff from Paris here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Cardiff to Paris including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cardiff to Paris, which costs on average £2.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A train is generally £30 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £32 from Cardiff to Paris.

A train is generally £24 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £26 from Cardiff to Paris.

The fastest way from Cardiff to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 13 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 52 min.

The Cardiff to Paris distance is approximately 304 miles.

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Paris is:

  • 11 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cardiff and Paris 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 when travelling from Cardiff to Paris:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Cardiff Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Cardiff Central to Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Paris by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Cardiff to Paris tickets on Omio for £32.
  • Vueling can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Cardiff to Paris for £26.

Yes, there are direct routes from Cardiff to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Paris with.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Paris with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £32 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £26 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £2 one way for this route.

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

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