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  •  8 h 40 min

  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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Bus, bus and ferry  •  28 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy 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

$94 - $122

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Fly Nantes to Dublin, train  •  8 h 8 min

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

$133 - $478

Fly Paris CDG to Dublin, train  •  8 h 27 min

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

$118 - $388

Fly Paris Orly to Dublin, train  •  8 h 32 min

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

$114 - $400

Fly Nice to Dublin, train  •  8 h 55 min

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

$103 - $343

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Dublin  •  10 h 27 min

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

$146 - $532

Train to Beauvais, fly to Dublin, train  •  10 h 10 min

  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

$95 - $344

Fly Paris CDG to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus, train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) CDG - BFS
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$126 - $407

Train, bus and ferry  •  20 h 27 min

  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

$148 - $344

Drive, carferry  •  25 h 52 min

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

$116 - $205

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from France to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station via Paris Centre - Bercy, London Victoria and Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 37 min.

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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 20 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from France to Galway, including transfers.

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France to Galway bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Cork Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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France to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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Galway is 1 h behind France. It is currently 6:20 PM in France and 5:20 PM in Galway.

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

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There are 331+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from France to Galway.
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  • Distance: 672.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

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 bus to Nantes-Atlantique, take the walk to Nantes airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the bus to The 3Arena, take the walk to The Point Luas Stop, take the tram to Heuston Luas Stop, 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
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Nantes to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Nice to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Nice to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Nice to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Nantes to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Nice to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nice to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Beauvais to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nice to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Nice to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Nice to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Nice to Dublin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Nantes to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Eurostar
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $20
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$75 - $90
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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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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