Travel from Cardiff to France

Train, bus or fly from Cardiff to France?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $150 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Cardiff to France

From Cardiff Central train to London Paddington, walk to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, Tube to London St. Pancras International, train to Paris Nord, then train to St Michel Nd Rer B. 5 h 28 min £255. From Cardiff, Castle Street bus to London, bus to Paris, Paris, walk to Gare De Bercy - Popb, then line 24 bus to Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello. 13 h 52 min £53. From Cardiff, Kingsway night bus to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station, Tube to South Kensington, bus to Londres, bus to Gare De Bercy - Popb, then line 24 bus to Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello. 15 h 43 min £54. From Cardiff drive to Newhaven Ferry Port, car ferry to Dieppe, then drive to Paris. 8 h 35 min £85. From Cardiff drive to Folkestone, Eurotunnel to Calais, then drive to Paris. 6 h 50 min £205. From Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) bus to Cardiff airport, fly to Paris CDG airport, then train to Paris. 4 h 30 min £86. From Cardiff Central train to Temple Meads, bus to Bristol airport, fly to Paris CDG airport, then train to Paris. 5 h 15 min £116. From Cardiff Central train to Temple Meads, bus to Bristol airport, fly to Toulouse airport, then bus to Toulouse. 5 h 29 min £83. From Cardiff Central train to Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir), bus to London Heathrow airport, fly to Paris CDG airport, then train to Paris. 6 h 22 min £142. From Cardiff Central train to Birmingham New Street, train to Birmingham airport, fly to Paris CDG airport, then train to Paris. 6 h 19 min £140. From Cardiff Central train to Temple Meads, bus to Bristol airport, fly to Brussels airport, train to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, then train to Lille. 6 h 33 min £166.