There are 12 ways to get from France to Chester 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  •  6 h 14 min

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

$177 - $412

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Bus  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester National Express

$65 - $100

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Bus, train  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to London
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
  3. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester

$128 - $198

Drive, carferry  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the carferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Chester

$96 - $203

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Chester

$266 - $314

Fly Paris CDG to Manchester, train  •  6 h 21 min

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

$77 - $257

Fly Toulouse to Manchester, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Manchester (MAN) TLS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$77 - $237

Fly Lyon to Manchester, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Manchester (MAN) LYS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$78 - $234

Fly Paris CDG to Liverpool, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Liverpool (LPL) CDG - LPL
  2. Take the train from Hunts Cross to Liverpool Central
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester

$76 - $394

Fly Nice to Liverpool  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Liverpool (LPL) NCE - LPL

$86 - $729

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$90 - $318

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

$203 - $1,593

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Chester. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Chester via Paris, Paris and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 36 min.

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The distance between France and Chester is 808 km.

The best way to get from France to Chester without a car is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from France to Chester, including transfers.

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France to Chester bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from France to Chester is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 36 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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France to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Chester is 1 h behind France. It is currently 4:34 PM in France and 3:34 PM in Chester.

easyJet, Eurowings, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from France to Chester.
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  • Distance: 505.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between France and Chester, England?

You can take a train from Paris to Chester via Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Chester via Gare De Bercy - Popb, Paris, Paris, London, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 15 h 36 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Lyon to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Lyon to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Paris CDG to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Nice to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Nice to Liverpool via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Nice to Liverpool via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Nice to Liverpool via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Nice to Liverpool via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Nice to Liverpool via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Lyon to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Manchester via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Lyon to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Train operators
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Hunts Cross to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Chester
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Paris Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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There are 401+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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