There are 13 ways to get from Holyhead to France by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$231 - $479

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy

$55 - $74

11 alternative options

Train, bus  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$167 - $257

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 10 min

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

$284 - $338

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$137 - $207

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG

$104 - $315

Fly Anglesey to Paris CDG  •  11 h 30 min

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

$65 - $246

Train to Cardiff, fly to Paris CDG  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Paris CDG (CDG) CWL - CDG

$172 - $397

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  8 h 18 min

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

$124 - $396

Train to Liverpool, fly to Paris CDG  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) LPL - CDG

$112 - $470

Train to Liverpool, fly to Nice  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Nice (NCE) LPL - NCE

$124 - $812

Train to Liverpool, fly to Nantes  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Nantes (NTE) LPL - NTE

$127 - $460

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

$198 - $503

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to France is to bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 20 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to France is to train which costs £170 - £370 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and France is 549 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Holyhead to France, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to France. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Bangor, Gwynedd, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to France. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at St Michel Nd Rer B via London St. Pancras International and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and France?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Paris via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 6 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Paris via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), Bangor, Gwynedd, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris City Center - Bercy, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 20 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Liverpool to Nice via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Liverpool to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Eurostar
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $220
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com
Ferry operators

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