The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 53 m
6 h 30 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Paris without transferring at least 3 times.
|Distance||304 miles (490 km)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Train providers||First Great Western Service|
Trains from Cardiff to Paris cover the 304 miles (490 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 53 min with our travel partners like First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Travel to Paris from Cardiff on Great Western Rail trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
Looking for trains to Paris from Cardiff? Great Western Rail is one of the best companies to travel with on the 304 miles (490 km) route between Cardiff and Paris. As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio quickly shows you the latest Great Western Rail train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Cardiff to Paris routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Great Western Rail train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Paris from Cardiff, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Cardiff - Paris train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Great Western Rail!
Train information from Cardiff to Paris with Great Western Rail:
Travel by train between Cardiff, United Kingdom and Paris, France is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Cardiff closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Paris is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cardiff from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a train from Cardiff, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). When you arrive in Paris, your train can arrive in train stations including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Cardiff Central to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the train station to the city center in Paris.
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