How to travel from Paris to Cardiff

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from Paris to Cardiff

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

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flight

To get from Paris to Cardiff on Dec 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:40PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h00 09:40PMCardiff Airport
1 transfer
7421One-way
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06:15PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h25 09:40PMCardiff Airport
1 transfer
7411One-way
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04:55PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport5h45 09:40PMCardiff Airport
1 transfer
7411One-way
11:45AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport6h10 04:55PMCardiff Airport
1 transfer
7411One-way
09:30AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport8h25 04:55PMCardiff Airport
1 transfer
7421One-way

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Travel Information to Cardiff from Paris

distanceDistance304 miles (490 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $143
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 5 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $143 (€135) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or KLM Cityhopper

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 304 miles (490 km) from Paris to Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or KLM Cityhopper among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Paris to Cardiff.

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FAQs

Travel from Paris, France to Cardiff, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Cardiff from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Paris?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Cardiff closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Paris, France from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from United Kingdom?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Cardiff.

There are 4 travel options from Paris to Cardiff: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Cardiff is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Cardiff:

Taking a train is usually $121 (€114) less than taking a bus to Cardiff, which costs on average $123 (€116) for the same trip.

A train is $141 (€133) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Cardiff costing on average $143 (€135).

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Cardiff is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Cardiff by bus can take on average 14 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Cardiff by train can take on average 5 h 53 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Cardiff is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Cardiff at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Flights mostly depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Cardiff Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Cardiff at Cardiff Central.

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

  • You can travel from Paris to Cardiff by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $123 (€116) with Flixbus from Paris to Cardiff.
  • You can travel between Paris and Cardiff by flight with KLM Cityhopper. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $143 (€135) with KLM Cityhopper from Paris to Cardiff.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You'll find direct flights with.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Cardiff? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Cardiff usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Birmingham from Cardiff, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Paris to Cardiff, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $123 (€116) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $143 (€135) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Cardiff online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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