There are 10 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 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$140 - $344

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$29 - $41

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Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 2 min

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

$77 - $168

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$242 - $280

Fly from Bristol  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

$83 - $263

Train to Cardiff, fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Paris CDG (CDG) CWL - CDG

$98 - $309

Train to Southampton, fly  •  5 h 57 min

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

$104 - $389

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

$110 - $346

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$150 - $403

Train to Exeter, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Paris CDG (CDG) EXT - CDG

$131 - $367

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Paris is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Paris is to fly which costs £65 - £210 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Paris is 285 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Bristol to Paris, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs £9.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Paris.
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  • Distance: 284.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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, King's Cross St. Pancras, and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Paris via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.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
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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 Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
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
$140 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $75
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
$167
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
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
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
$14 - $75
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$25 - $35
Reclining Seat
$32
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$50 - $75

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