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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Paris by plane, train, car ferry, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  4h 31m

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

Cheapest option

Fly to Beauvais, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Beauvais (BVA) DUB - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais to Gare du Nord

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Paris Orly (ORY) DUB - ORY

Car ferry, train  •  11h 51m

  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 Eil

Car ferry, train via Cherbourg-Octeville  •  25h 3m

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

Car ferry, drive  •  23h 10m

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

Car ferry, train, bus  •  25h 57m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Place du Pantheon

Dublin to Paris by car ferry, walk, train and subway

21 Weekly Services
11h 51m 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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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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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)
This applies to arrivals from Ireland
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply 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, Jordan, 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
  • 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 recommended
  • 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 Paris is 800 130 000.

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

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, returning to Ireland from France is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Paris is to fly and train which costs €40 - €190 and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Paris is to fly which costs €65 - €230 and takes 4h 31m.

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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 51m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Dublin to Paris, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 9:09 AM in Dublin and 10:09 AM in Paris.

KLM, Lufthansa, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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There are 2532+ hotels available in Paris. 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 Paris.
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  • Distance: 779.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

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

Air France, Aer Lingus and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Magenta hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Dublin to Paris Orly via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €420
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
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 Beauvais to Gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
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 from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Place du Pantheon
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
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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