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There are 5 ways to get from Holyhead to Paris 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.

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Train  •  6h 46m

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

$228 - $474

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Fly  •  10h 38m

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

$116 - $306

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  16h 14m

  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 - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport

$162 - $237

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 5m

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

$281 - $335

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 29m

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

$137 - $207

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Paris is to drive and car ferry which costs £100 - £160 and takes 9h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Paris is to train which costs £170 - £370 and takes 6h 46m.

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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 Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Paris is 434 miles.

The best way to get from Holyhead to Paris without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs £170 - £370.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Holyhead to Paris, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Paris is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs £170 - £370. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £85 - £240 and takes 10h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from Anglesey Airport to Paris CDG Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 25m and has one stopover.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Holyhead. It is currently 7:37 PM in Holyhead and 8:37 PM in Paris.

Map of how to get from Holyhead to Paris.
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  • Distance: 434 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

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

You can take a train from Holyhead to Paris via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, Flybe, Air France and three other airlines fly from Holyhead to Paris twice daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff, Newcastle
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff, Cork
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff, Venice
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff, Munich
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Anglesey to Paris CDG via Cardiff, Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
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
4h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
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-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Anglesey Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 5261+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 20m and costs £40 - £50.

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