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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Paris by plane, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUB - CDG

57€ - 198€

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine  •  22h 42m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

31€ - 38€

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Car ferry, train  •  11h 47m

  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 Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil

255€ - 780€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  21h 35m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy

61€ - 64€

Car ferry, train via Cherbourg-Octeville  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ter

111€ - 162€

Car ferry, drive  •  23h 10m

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

104€ - 135€

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Conditions of entry into France from Ireland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and United Kingdom
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris 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, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from France.

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Last updated: 16 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Paris is to bus and ferry and bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 22h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Paris is to fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Paris. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Paris Bercy via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 35m.

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The distance between Dublin and Paris is 779 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Paris without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 11h 47m and costs 250€ - 800€.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Dublin to Paris, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Dublin to Paris bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, arrive at Paris Bercy station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 8:44 AM in Dublin and 9:44 AM in Paris.

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  • Distance: 779.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Paris, France?

Aer Lingus, Air France and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Paris every 3 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
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 Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
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 and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
National Express
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
46€
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
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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Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 2413+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 6€ - 10€.

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