There are 11 ways to get from Exeter to Paris by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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 35m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil

181€ - 509€

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Bus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to London Victoria Coach Station 805 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450

37€ - 53€

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Train, bus  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Coquelles - UK > Coquelles - France > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

101€ - 182€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 39m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Paris

73€ - 158€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 12m

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

223€ - 264€

Train to Bristol, fly  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

100€ - 494€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

140€ - 396€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

150€ - 576€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

123€ - 350€

Train, train to Cardiff, fly  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Paris CDG (CDG) CWL - CDG

158€ - 564€

Train to London Luton, fly  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

134€ - 442€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Paris is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Paris is to train and fly which costs £85 - £450 and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Paris. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Paris, Gallieni via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Paris. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Paris Nord via Paddington and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Exeter and Paris is 470 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs £160 - £460.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Exeter to Paris, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Paris train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Paris is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs £160 - £460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 14h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Paris.
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  • Distance: 470.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Paris via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 5h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Paris Gallieni via London in around 14h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1200€
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 160€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
65€ - 85€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 160€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 75€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 130€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
55€ - 70€
Anytime Day 1st Class
95€ - 130€
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 55€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
22€ - 28€
Anytime Day 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day 1st Class
55€ - 80€
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
15€ - 19€
Anytime Day 1st Class
26€ - 35€
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 160€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
85€ - 110€
Anytime Day 1st Class
170€ - 240€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 170€
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 120€
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 Exeter to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
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
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
28€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
13€
2-bed inside cabin
45€ - 70€

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Paris is 1h ahead of Exeter. It is currently 12:54 AM in Exeter and 1:54 AM in Paris.

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

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Brussels Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Bristol 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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