There are 10 ways to get from Manchester 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  •  5 h 10 min

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

$184 - $407

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Bus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$35 - $48

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Train via Nottingham  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar

$175 - $380

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 45 min

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

$267 - $313

Drive, carferry  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Manchester to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$120 - $183

Fly Manchester to Paris CDG  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG

$61 - $229

Fly Manchester to Paris Orly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris Orly (ORY) MAN - ORY

$95 - $418

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Paris CDG (CDG) LBA - CDG

$101 - $362

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) LPL - CDG

$78 - $384

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

$109 - $309

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Paris Centre - Bercy via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester to Paris. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Paris Nord Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Manchester and Paris is 378 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Manchester to Paris, including transfers.

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Manchester to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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

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The best way to get from Manchester to Paris is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Manchester to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Paris.
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  • Distance: 378.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Manchester to Paris via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 14 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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 Manchester to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators

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Paris is 1 h ahead of Manchester. It is currently 9:35 AM in Manchester and 10:35 AM in Paris.

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

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 4974+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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