There are 7 ways to get from León to Paris by train, bus, car 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  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv

$207 - $243

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from León to Basurto - Hospital
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$60 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Angers
  2. Take the bus from Angers to Paris, Paris 714

$144 - $207

Bus ALSA  •  42 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Leon to Paris Gallieni

$90 - $140

Drive  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Drive from León to Paris 755.3 miles

$160 - $240

Fly to Paris Orly  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Leon (LEN) to Paris Orly (ORY) LEN - ORY

$334 - $710

Fly to Paris CDG  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Leon (LEN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LEN - CDG

$139 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from León to Paris is to train and bus which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 21 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from León to Paris is to drive which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 11 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leon and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 42 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from León to Paris. However, there are services departing from Leon and arriving at Paris Montparnasse via Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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The distance between León and Paris is 928 km. The road distance is 1208.5 km.

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The best way to get from León to Paris without a car is to train which takes 11 h 38 min and costs 170€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 38 min to get from León to Paris, including transfers.

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León to Paris bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Leon station.

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Map of how to get from León to Paris.
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  • Distance: 579.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 38 min

What companies run services between León, Spain and Paris, France?

You can take a train from León to Paris via Hendaye in around 11 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from León to Paris via Angers in around 15 h 50 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Leon to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Leon to Paris Orly via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Leon to Paris Orly via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Leon to Paris Orly via Barcelona, Alicante
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Leon to Paris Orly via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Leon to Paris Orly via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Leon to Paris Orly via Barcelona, Florence
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Leon to Paris CDG via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from León to Basurto - Hospital
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from León to Angers
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Angers to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Bilbao to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Leon to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
42 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
alsa.com

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