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There are 11 ways to get from France to Galway by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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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Fly Paris CDG to Cork, bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Cork (ORK) CDG - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station

$96 - $426

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Fly Paris CDG to Dublin, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dublin (DUB) CDG - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$118 - $388

Fly Nantes to Dublin, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Dublin (DUB) NTE - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$133 - $478

Fly Paris Orly to Dublin, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Dublin (DUB) ORY - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$114 - $400

Fly Lyon to Dublin, train  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dublin (DUB) LYS - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$134 - $315

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Dublin  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from St Avold to Metz Ville
  2. Take the train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Dublin (DUB) LUX - DUB
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$159 - $533

Train to Beauvais, fly to Dublin, train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Dublin (DUB) BVA - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$99 - $347

Train, bus and ferry  •  20h 41m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway 6

$149 - $344

Bus, bus and ferry via Lille  •  26h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lille 757 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 761 / ...

$112 - $163

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X20

$110 - $157

Drive, car ferry  •  25h 52m

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

$116 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Galway is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 26h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Galway is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 420€ and takes 8h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Paris, Paris, Lille, London Victoria and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 27m.

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The distance between France and Galway is 1076 km.

The best way to get from France to Galway without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 20h 41m and costs 120€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from France to Galway, including transfers.

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

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

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France to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Galway is 1h behind France. It is currently 10:16 PM in France and 9:16 PM in Galway.

Map of how to get from France to Galway.
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  • Distance: 672.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 45m

What companies run services between France and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Paris to Galway. However, you can take the train to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv, take the walk to Paris CDG airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv, take the walk to Paris CDG airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the bus to The 3Arena, take the walk to The Point, take the tram to Heuston, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Nantes to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Nantes to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Beauvais to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 St Avold to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Bus operators
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
Citylink
Standard
$16 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $20
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
Citylink
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
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 London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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Flybe, British Airways, Air France and Aer Lingus offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Cork Airport.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40m and costs 10€.

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