There are 13 ways to get from Cheltenham 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 via Swindon  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar

$142 - $377

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$30 - $42

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Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$144 - $363

Bus via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station X90
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy

$46 - $62

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Paris

$75 - $169

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 8 min

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

$244 - $281

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

$121 - $319

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

$98 - $328

Train to Cardiff, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Paris CDG (CDG) CWL - CDG

$104 - $322

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$151 - $421

Train, train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$175 - $1,559

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$123 - $345

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  4. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$142 - $431

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Paris. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Paris Centre - Bercy via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Paris is 289 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Cheltenham to Paris, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Cheltenham to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris is 1 h ahead of Cheltenham. It is currently 6:37 AM in Cheltenham and 7:37 AM in Paris.

Brussels Airlines, easyJet, KLM and BMI Regional offer flights from Bristol Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Paris.
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  • Distance: 288.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Paris via Swindon, London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Regent's Park Underground Station, Great Portland Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 13 h 10 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
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
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
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 Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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