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from Paris to Cardiff

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Cardiff on 24 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:00Paris, Quai de Bercy19h30 17:30Cardiff
1 changes
£601One-way
Cheapest
23:00Paris, Quai de Bercy19h30 17:30Cardiff
1 changes
£601One-way

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Sat
23 Oct
£39Flixbus
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Sun
24 Oct
£60Flixbus
£181Air France
Mon
25 Oct
£39Flixbus
£279KLM
Tue
26 Oct
£78Flixbus
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Wed
27 Oct
£119Flixbus
£666KLM
Thu
28 Oct
£122Flixbus
£479Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£132Flixbus
£337Air France

Travel Information between Paris and Cardiff

distanceDistance304 miles (490 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £170 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM

Travel 304 miles (490 km) by flight to Cardiff from Paris. KLM is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Paris to Cardiff.

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FAQs
Does United Kingdom have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Paris to Cardiff?

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

Can travellers from France enter United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information was last checked on 22/10/2021. 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 between Paris and Cardiff.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

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

Is my journey back to Paris from Cardiff restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 22/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Cardiff closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Paris to Cardiff travel options?

Your travel option from Paris to Cardiff includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Cardiff?

The fastest way to travel to Cardiff from Paris is by flight, which requires on average 3 h 15 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Paris to Cardiff?

The distance between Paris and Cardiff is around 304 miles (490 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Cardiff?

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

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

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

  • KLM can get you to Cardiff by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with KLM from Paris to Cardiff for £170 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Paris and Cardiff?

Yes, there is a direct service from Paris to Cardiff:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Cardiff with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Cardiff from Paris?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Cardiff often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Cardiff itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cardiff and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Paris to Cardiff ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris to Cardiff, 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 £170 one way on average.

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