How to travel from Cardiff to Paris

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Travel Information from Cardiff to Paris

distanceDistance304 miles (490 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$37 - $658
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€32) • 14 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $79 (€68) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Vueling Airlines or Eurostar

Travel 304 miles (490 km) by train, bus or flight to Paris from Cardiff. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Vueling Airlines or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cardiff to Paris.

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

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The best way to travel from Cardiff to Paris is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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You can travel by travel between Cardiff and Paris with Vueling Airlines, Eurostar and KLM. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Cardiff to Paris travel, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel between Cardiff and Paris: Economy and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from Cardiff to Paris

        FAQs: Travel to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Paris.

        There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Paris: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Paris is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $37 (€32) compared to other travel options to Paris:

        A bus is $42 (€36) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $79 (€68) from Cardiff to Paris.

        A bus is $621 (€536) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cardiff to Paris costing on average $658 (€568).

        The quickest way to travel to Paris from Cardiff is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 14 h 25 min on average.

        Getting to Paris by train takes 5 h 53 min on average.

        The distance is approximately 304 miles (490 km) from Cardiff to Paris.

        The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Paris is:

        • 10 trains a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Paris from Cardiff as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Cardiff, University and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
        • Flights from Cardiff to Paris most often leave from Cardiff Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Cardiff Central and tend to arrive in Paris Gare du Nord.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Paris:

        • You can travel to Paris from Cardiff by bus with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $37 (€32) with FlixBus from Cardiff to Paris.
        • You can travel to Paris from Cardiff by flight with Vueling Airlines, Eastern Airways, KLM Cityhopper, Air France, easyJet or KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $79 (€68) with Eastern Airways from Cardiff to Paris.

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

        • You'll find direct buses with.
        • You can travel directly by plane with.
        • You'll find direct trains with.

        Direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

        Many of our customers traveling from Cardiff to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Paris are London, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Milan or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!
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