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There are 9 ways to get from Holyhead to Paris by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  7h 4m

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

228€ - 743€

Cheapest option

Car ferry to Dublin, fly  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUB - CDG

87€ - 170€

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Train, bus  •  16h 21m

  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 Victoria to Paris Bercy

194€ - 265€

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 2m

  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

108€ - 161€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 4m

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

243€ - 285€

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  8h 18m

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

117€ - 438€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 39m

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

159€ - 588€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

168€ - 672€

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to New Pudsey
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Paris CDG (CDG) LBA - CDG

177€ - 703€

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Paris is to car ferry and fly which costs £75 - £150 and takes 9h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Paris is to train which costs £190 - £650 and takes 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Paris. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Paris Nord via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Paris is 695 km.

The best way to get from Holyhead to Paris without a car is to train which takes 7h 4m and costs £190 - £650.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Holyhead to Paris, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Paris train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Holyhead station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Holyhead. It is currently 6:24 PM in Holyhead and 7:24 PM in Paris.

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

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Paris.
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  • Distance: 694.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Paris via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 7h 4m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 500€
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 430€
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
110€ - 150€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
290€ - 390€
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
95€ - 130€
Train from Holyhead to Rugby
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
75€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200€ - 270€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
tfw.wales
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
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
46€
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Adult passenger
26€ - 40€
Standard Car
75€ - 120€
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€

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