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Flight Information from Paris to Cardiff

distanceDistance304 miles (490 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$166 (€138)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe, Air France, easyJet or Condor Flugdienst

Flights from Paris to Cardiff cover the 304 miles (490 km) long route taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flybe, Air France, easyJet or Condor Flugdienst. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $166 (€138), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $36 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Cardiff Airport.

Paris to Cardiff Flights: An Overview

Cardiff is the capital of Wales, a historic city and now the seat of the Welsh Assembly. It's a popular destination for city break vacationers heading for the Welsh mountains or the Pembrokeshire coast national park, or hoping to witness the local passion for rugby in an international match at the Millennium Stadium. French sports fans and business travelers can take direct flights from Paris to Cardiff with the national airline and a budget carrier. There are direct flights to Cardiff seven days a week, with flight times around one hour 20 minutes. Departures include afternoon and evening services. Indirect flight schedules offer several additional daily connections between Paris and Cardiff with one change required in transit, at Amsterdam Schiphol. 

Which airlines fly from Paris to Cardiff?

The French national carrier Air France offers daily direct flights from Paris to Cardiff from Charles De Gaulle Airport, in a code share operation with low-cost carrier Flybe. Additional indirect services to the Welsh capital from Paris with one change en route include Air France and KLM connections via Amsterdam Schiphol.

How long is the flight from Paris to Cardiff?

The fastest direct flights with Air France and Flybe on the 490 kilometers route north-west to Cardiff from Paris take one hour 20 minutes to complete the journey. Other direct flights take five minutes longer to reach the Welsh city. The fastest indirect connection is a KLM afternoon service from Paris Charles De Gaulle via Amsterdam, taking three hours 15 minutes total journey time to Cardiff. Other indirect flights take at least 40 minutes longer, and sometimes considerably more, depending on the length of the layover in Amsterdam. 

How many flights are there from Paris to Cardiff?

The Air France and Flybe timetable offers two direct flights from Paris to Cardiff on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with one direct service from Paris on other days. Schedules include afternoon and early evening departure times. There are also six daily indirect flights from Paris to Cardiff with KLM and Air France via Amsterdam, with morning, afternoon and early-evening take off times. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Paris to Cardiff?

Departure airport: Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport is located in Roissy, 23 kilometers north-east of central Paris, with public transport transfers to the terminal available on express Roissybus services or by rail on RER line B and SNCF mainline trains, taking 20-30 minutes. Facilities at the airport include long and short stay parking lots, luxury fashion and jewelry boutiques, international restaurants, wine bars, French gourmet specialty stores, currency exchange bureaux, ATMs, business lounges and free WiFi.  

Arrival Airport: Cardiff Airport is located in Rhoose, about 18 kilometers south-west of central Cardiff, with public transport connections to the city available on T9 buses taking 30 minutes or the 905 shuttle to the nearby Rhoose station for rail connections downtown. Facilities at the compact passenger terminal include car rental agencies, currency exchange desks, coffee shops, snack bars, pubs, a pharmacy, news vendor, executive lounge, free WiFi, and taxi stands.  

Cheap flights from Paris to Cardiff: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 68 €
2 weeks earlier 55 €24%
3 weeks earlier 52 €31%
1 month before 34 €100%
2 months earlier 35 €94%
3 months earlier 41 €66%


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Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from Paris to Cardiff and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • Buying your air tickets from Paris to Cardiff 3 weeks in advance means you could save up to 31% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a flight from Paris - Cardiff 2 months in advance you save up to about 94% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance you could save up to 66%
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by flight between Paris and Cardiff?

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/5/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Paris and Cardiff before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Cardiff to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Cardiff?

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

Last checked on 12/5/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your flight to Paris from Cardiff here.

How much do cheap flights between Paris and Cardiff cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Paris to Cardiff to cost as little as $36 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the flight between Paris and Cardiff on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $166 (€138)  for a flight ticket from Paris to Cardiff.
How far is Cardiff from Paris by plane?
The flight distance from Paris to Cardiff is around 304 miles (490 km).
How long is a flight from Paris to Cardiff on average?
While the time it takes to travel 304 miles (490 km) from Paris to Cardiff can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Paris to Cardiff flight journey time is on average 1 h 20 min.
What airport does the flight from Paris to Cardiff depart from? Which Cardiff airport do I fly into from Paris?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this journey most frequently fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport   to Cardiff Airport.

Where is the airport in Paris to go to Cardiff? Where is the airport in Cardiff located?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this journey, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, located approximately 14.6 miles (23.6 km) from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival airport in Cardiff, called Cardiff Airport, is located around 8.9 miles (14.3 km) away from its city center. To reach the city center of Cardiff from Cardiff Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transit options are available.

Which airlines can get me from Paris to Cardiff?
Take the Paris to Cardiff flight with Flybe, Air France, easyJet or Condor Flugdienst. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the route between Paris and Cardiff as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest flight from Paris to Cardiff? What time is the last flight from Paris to Cardiff?
You can take the first flight from Paris to Cardiff at 5: 15 AM. The last flight from Paris to Cardiff that you can take departs at 8: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest flight from Paris to Cardiff schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I purchase plane tickets to Cardiff from Paris to score the best deals?
If you book the Paris to Cardiff flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $166 (€138). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights to Cardiff from Paris. Look out for plane tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.