There are 9 ways to get from Bristol 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Eurostar

$143 - $369

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. 040 / ...
  2. Ouibus

$30 - $42

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 28 min

  1. National Express
  2. 700 / ...

$43 - $71

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 2 min

$78 - $173

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 16 min

$250 - $288

Fly from Bristol  •  4 h 26 min

  1. BRS - CDG

$84 - $264

Train to Cardiff, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. CWL - CDG

$99 - $311

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. BHX - CDG

$113 - $350

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h

  1. LHR - CDG

$154 - $408

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Paris via London Paddington, Paddington Rail Station, St Pancras, British Library, and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Paris via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 10 h 42 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol and Paris is 456 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Paris is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 10 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Paris is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £60 - £200.

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Paris. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Paris City Center - Bercy via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Bristol to Paris, including transfers.