There are 11 ways to get from Bournemouth to Paris by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil

139€ - 457€

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Bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 035
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Coquelles - UK > Coquelles - France > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

23€ - 29€

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Bus  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450

34€ - 49€

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 7m

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Paris

56€ - 135€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Paris

209€ - 243€

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

120€ - 388€

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

106€ - 353€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

143€ - 467€

Train, train to Bristol, fly  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

106€ - 457€

Train to London Luton, fly  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

83€ - 384€

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Paris CDG (CDG) STN - CDG

99€ - 365€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Paris is to bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine which costs £20 - £26 and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Paris is to train which costs £120 - £410 and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd and arriving at Paris, Gallieni via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Paris. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Paris Nord via Waterloo station, Baker Street station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Paris is 368 km.

The best way to get from Bournemouth to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs £120 - £410.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Bournemouth to Paris, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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Bournemouth to Paris train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Paris is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs £120 - £410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Paris.
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  • Distance: 367.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Paris via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Baker Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 5h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Paris Gallieni via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 12h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 330€
Flights from London Stansted to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
50€ - 70€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 110€
Train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 100€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 100€
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
14€ - 19€
Anytime Day 1st Class
24€ - 29€
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
26€ - 80€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
26€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
60€ - 80€
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7€ - 21€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
7€ - 11€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
16€ - 21€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
147€
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 160€
Train from Bournemouth to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
85€ - 110€
Anytime Day 1st Class
170€ - 240€
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 120€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
29€ - 35€
Anytime Day 1st Class
80€ - 120€
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
12€ - 15€
Anytime Day 1st Class
21€ - 28€
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 75€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
55€ - 75€
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
TfL Rail
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
National Express
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
28€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
13€
2-bed inside cabin
45€ - 70€

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Bournemouth to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris, Gallieni station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Bournemouth. It is currently 1:43 AM in Bournemouth and 2:43 AM in Paris.

Bournemouth to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Air France and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 5267+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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