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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Le Pouliguen by plane, train, car ferry, car or ferry

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Fly to Nantes, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Le Pouliguen

5 alternative options

Fly to St-Nazaire

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to St-Nazaire (SNR)

Car ferry, train via Paris

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Le Pouliguen

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Le Pouliguen

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Lison
  3. Take the train from Lison to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Le Pouliguen

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the ferry from Gare Maritime de Rosslare to Gare Maritime
  3. Take the train from Cherbourg to Lison
  4. Take the train from Lison to Rennes
  5. Take the train from Rennes to Le Pouliguen

Dublin to Le Pouliguen by car ferry, walk, train and subway

The journey time between Dublin and Le Pouliguen is around 16h 20m and covers a distance of around 1458 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 3m. Services are operated by Stena Line, Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and others. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Services
16h 20m Average Duration
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Ireland → France
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International entry into France from Ireland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
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Conditions of entry into France from Ireland

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Ireland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Le Pouliguen is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Le Pouliguen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Le Pouliguen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Ireland from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Le Pouliguen is to fly and train which costs €45 - €250 and takes 6h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Le Pouliguen is to fly and train which costs €45 - €250 and takes 6h 27m.

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The distance between Dublin and Le Pouliguen is 726 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Le Pouliguen without a car is to car ferry and train via Paris which takes 16h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Dublin to Le Pouliguen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Le Pouliguen is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 10:27 PM in Dublin and 11:27 PM in Le Pouliguen.

Aer Lingus, Air France and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Le Pouliguen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 703 bus which takes 13 min and costs €7 - €10.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Le Pouliguen.
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  • Distance: 726.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Le Pouliguen, France?

Aer Lingus, Air Corsica and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Le Pouliguen twice daily.

Airlines
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Dublin to St-Nazaire via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Flights from Dublin to St-Nazaire via Manchester, Nantes
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€18 - €130
Flights from Dublin to St-Nazaire via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Dublin to St-Nazaire via London Stansted, Nantes
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€19 - €130
Flights from Dublin to St-Nazaire via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nantes
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Le Pouliguen
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Cherbourg to Lison
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Lison to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Rennes to Le Pouliguen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €80
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Nantes to Le Pouliguen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€24 - €28
Train from Massy Tgv to Le Pouliguen
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
Irish Rail
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stena Line
Ferry from Gare Maritime de Rosslare to Gare Maritime
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80

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