There are 10 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 11m

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

188€ - 609€

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Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chester to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450

37€ - 53€

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Train, bus  •  15h 16m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine

104€ - 147€

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

230€ - 273€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 4m

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

111€ - 163€

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  5h 11m

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

80€ - 349€

Train to Manchester, fly  •  6h 8m

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

74€ - 292€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 9m

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

89€ - 424€

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Bradford Interchange
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Paris CDG (CDG) LBA - CDG

124€ - 285€

Train to London Luton, fly  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

111€ - 466€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Paris is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 15h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Paris is to train and fly which costs £70 - £320 and takes 5h 11m.

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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, Gallieni via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 30m.

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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 via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Chester and Paris is 605 km.

The best way to get from Chester to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs £160 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m 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 Avanti West Coast, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Paris is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs £160 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 15h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Paris.
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  • Distance: 605.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

You can take a train from Chester to Paris via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 5h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Paris Gallieni via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 15h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 490€
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1300€ - 4000€
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
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€ - 300€
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
75€ - 100€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
190€ - 260€
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 35€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
8€ - 12€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
26€ - 35€
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 90€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
25€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
65€ - 90€
Train from Chester to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
50€ - 75€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
140€ - 190€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Chester to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
tfw.wales
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
23€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 60€
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
12€ - 17€
Anytime Day Single
20€ - 29€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
147€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Liverpool Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Chester to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris, Gallieni station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Chester. It is currently 11:09 PM in Chester and 12:09 AM in Paris.

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

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easyJet offers flights from Liverpool Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 7713+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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