There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to France by train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil

227€ - 740€

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Fly  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Paris CDG (CDG) VLY - CDG

92€ - 263€

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Train, bus, night bus  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station X90
  4. Take the night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle 450

149€ - 222€

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 5m

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

101€ - 199€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 7m

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

248€ - 297€

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to France is to drive and car ferry which costs £85 - £180 and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to France is to fly which costs £75 - £230 and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to France. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame via London St Pancras Eurostar and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 3m.

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The distance between Holyhead and France is 879 km.

The best way to get from Holyhead to France without a car is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs £190 - £650.

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Holyhead to France, including transfers.

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Holyhead to France train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Holyhead station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to France is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs £190 - £650. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £75 - £230 and takes 6h 33m.

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There is no direct flight from Anglesey Airport to Paris CDG Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 10m and has one stopover.

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France is 1h ahead of Holyhead. It is currently 1:07 AM in Holyhead and 2:07 AM in France.

Map of how to get from Holyhead to France.
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  • Distance: 878.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 3m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and France?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Paris via London Euston, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 7h 3m. Alternatively, Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from Holyhead to Paris 4 times a week.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff, Cork
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
110€ - 150€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
290€ - 390€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
28€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
60€ - 90€
First Anytime Day Single
95€ - 140€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
27€ - 40€
Anytime Single
40€ - 60€
Off-Peak Single
30€ - 45€
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
152€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
23€ - 29€
Reclining Seat
29€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
14€
2-bed inside cabin
50€ - 70€

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

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Anglesey Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in France. Prices start at 57€ per night.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £30 - £40.

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