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There are 12 ways to get from Chester to Paris by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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 6m

  1. Take the train from Chester to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$180 - $401

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Bus  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chester to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$47 - $73

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 43m

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

$263 - $309

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 6m

  1. Drive from Chester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$119 - $181

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG

$74 - $259

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 34m

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

$92 - $327

Train to Liverpool, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Chester to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) LPL - CDG

$78 - $390

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Paris CDG (CDG) LBA - CDG

$112 - $381

Fly Liverpool to Paris Orly  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris Orly (ORY) LPL - ORY

$99 - $402

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Chester to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$208 - $1,584

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Chester to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$197 - $461

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 56m

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

$161 - $422

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Paris is to bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 14h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Paris is to train which costs £130 - £310 and takes 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Paris. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Paris, Paris via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Paris. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Paris Nord Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Chester and Paris is 378 miles.

The best way to get from Chester to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £130 - £310.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Chester to Paris, including transfers.

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

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Chester to Paris train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Paris is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £130 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 14h 5m, you could also fly, which costs £75 - £310 and takes 8h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Paris.
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  • Distance: 378.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

You can take a train from Chester to Paris via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 5h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 14h 5m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Liverpool to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Liverpool to Paris Orly via Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Liverpool to Paris Orly via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from Chester to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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 Chester to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Chester to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Chester. It is currently 12:43 PM in Chester and 1:43 PM in Paris.

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

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 5261+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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