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from Manchester to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Paris on 23 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:35Manchester Airport1h25 20:00Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1881One-way
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17:35Manchester Airport1h25 20:00Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1881One-way
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06:10Manchester Airport1h25 08:35Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1881One-way
11:10Manchester Airport1h35 13:45Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£3321One-way
17:30Manchester Airport13h25 07:55Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£3061One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
22 Sep
£143British Airways
Thu
23 Sep
£169HOP!
Fri
24 Sep
£79easyJet
Sat
25 Sep
£117Air France
Sun
26 Sep
£134Air France
Mon
27 Sep
£89easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£125Air France
Wed
29 Sep
£108HOP!
Thu
30 Sep
£152HOP!
Fri
1 Oct
£102easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£134Air France
Sun
3 Oct
£97HOP!
Mon
4 Oct
£48easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£88Air France
Wed
6 Oct
£82Air France
Thu
7 Oct
£82Air France
Fri
8 Oct
£92easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£108Air France
Sun
10 Oct
£36easyJet
Mon
11 Oct
£25easyJet
Tue
12 Oct
£97HOP!

Travel Information from Manchester to Paris

distanceDistance375 miles (605 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £164 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France

Take a flight to travel 375 miles (605 km) from Manchester to Paris. Air France is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Manchester to Paris.

How to Travel from Manchester to Paris

Located over 800km away from Manchester, Paris is an easy to reach destination by road, air and rail. Flying is by far the quickest and simplest travelling option, as it's possible to get an inexpensive direct flight from Manchester Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport that only takes around an hour and a half. Travelling by bus, the journey can take as little as 15 hours, with one or two stops along the one - usually at London Victoria Coach Station. You can also connect via train which usually takes around 4 hours from Manchester Piccadilly, changing at London Euston before heading to Paris Gare Du Nord.

Buses from Manchester to Paris | Flights from Manchester to Paris

Manchester to Paris Travel Comparison

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£70

5:53 h

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£17

15:35 h

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£38

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2 Months Before



Cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Paris

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Paris is by bus, with fares available for under 20 pounds. If travelling to Paris by bus, National Express offer indirect routes from Manchester. Most buses depart every 2-3 hours from Manchester Bus Station, making a stop at either Birmingham Coach Station or London Victoria Coach Station (or both) before heading on to Paris Gallieni Station. The journey, including stops, usually takes around 17 hours.

Fastest way to travel from Manchester to Paris

Several airlines fly directly to Paris from Manchester, from British Airways to Air France. And with the quickest direct flights at 1 hour and 25 minutes long, it's a popular option. Most flights will depart from Manchester Airport (MAN) into the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Some airlines will stop over in other countries across Europe before landing in the Charles de Gaulle Airport, namely Copenhagen, Madrid, Dusseldorf or Bournemouth - though this can take the journey time up to 23 hours long.

Most popular way to travel from Manchester to Paris

The overall time saving when travelling from Manchester to Paris, means that flying is the most popular way to travel between the two cities. Nevertheless, trains are a popular alternative, with a convenient short change in London. Whilst there are no direct train services to Paris, you can travel to London Euston first from Manchester. 3 trains usually leave every hour, taking just over 2 hours to get there. Once you've arrived in London Euston, take the Victoria or Northern tube line to London St. Pancras International where you can get the Eurostar to Paris Gare Du Nord. This direct train journey will also take just over 2 hours, with 1-2 trains leaving every hour.

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

Travel between Manchester, 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 Manchester?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

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 21/09/2021. 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 from Manchester to Paris.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Paris, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Manchester, 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 Manchester from Paris?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Manchester, 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 21/09/2021. 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 Manchester from Paris here.

What are my travel options from Manchester to Paris?

Travel Manchester to Paris by flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Paris?

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

How far is Paris from Manchester?

Paris is approximately 375 miles (605 km) away from Manchester.

When going from Manchester to Paris, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Manchester Airport and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Who can get me from Manchester to Paris?

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

  • Air France can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air France from Manchester to Paris for £164.
Can I find a direct route from Manchester to Paris?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Manchester to Paris:

  • You can take a direct flight with HOP! Or Air France.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Manchester and Paris.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Manchester?
Your journey from Manchester to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Amsterdam to your Manchester to Paris trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!
When should I buy a ticket from Manchester to Paris online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Manchester 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 plane ticket for this route is on average £164 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Paris
Manchester (Coach Station)
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WC

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.
Manchester Oxford Road
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Manchester Piccadilly
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Refreshments
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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.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
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.