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

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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Drive, car ferry, travel  •  21h 2m

  1. Drive from Paris to Le Havre
  2. Take the car ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth
  3. Travel from Portsmouth to Blasket Islands

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Fly Paris Orly to Kerry, bus, ferry  •  13h 28m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Kerry (KIR) ORY - KIR
  2. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

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Drive, Eurotunnel, travel  •  19h 39m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Travel from Folkestone to Blasket Islands

Fly Paris CDG to Cork, train, bus, ferry  •  12h 41m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Cork (ORK) CDG - ORK
  2. Take the train from Cork Kent to Killarney
  3. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

Train to Beauvais, fly to Kerry, bus, ferry  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare du Nord to Beauvais
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Kerry (KIR) BVA - KIR
  3. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

Fly Paris CDG to Dublin, train, bus, ferry  •  14h 32m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dublin (DUB) CDG - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Killarney
  3. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

Fly Paris Orly to Cork, train, bus, ferry  •  12h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Cork (ORK) ORY - ORK
  2. Take the train from Cork Kent to Killarney
  3. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

Fly Paris Orly to Dublin, train, bus, ferry  •  14h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Dublin (DUB) ORY - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Killarney
  3. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

Fly Paris CDG to Kerry, bus, ferry  •  13h 11m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Kerry (KIR) CDG - KIR
  2. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island
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Conditions of entry into Ireland from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blasket Islands is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Blasket Islands is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Blasket Islands is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Ireland.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Blasket Islands is to fly and bus and ferry, which costs €70 - €190 and takes 13h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Blasket Islands is to fly and train and bus and ferry which costs €85 - €270 and takes 12h 13m.

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The distance between Paris and Blasket Islands is 984 km.

It takes approximately 21h 2m to get from Paris to Blasket Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Cork Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Blasket Islands is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 12:22 PM in Paris and 11:22 AM in Blasket Islands.

Swiss, British Airways, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Cork Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Blasket Islands. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €7.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Blasket Islands.
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  • Distance: 983.8 km
  • Duration: 21h 2m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Blasket Islands, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Paris to Blasket Islands. However, you can take the drive to Le Havre, take the car ferry to Portsmouth, then take the travel to Blasket Islands. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Calais-Fréthun, take the Eurotunnel to Folkestone, then take the travel to Blasket Islands.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €140
Flights from Beauvais to Kerry via Barcelona, Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€29 - €170
Flights from Beauvais to Kerry via Venice Treviso, Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Beauvais to Kerry via Milan Bergamo, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€28 - €170
Flights from Beauvais to Kerry via Dublin, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Beauvais to Kerry via Liverpool, Dublin
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Flights from Paris CDG to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Paris CDG to Kerry via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Kerry via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Paris CDG to Kerry via Edinburgh, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Kerry via Luxembourg, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Paris CDG to Kerry via Toulouse, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Flights from Paris CDG to Kerry via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Kerry via Birmingham, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Paris Orly to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €320
Flights from Paris Orly to Kerry via Toulouse, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Flights from Paris Orly to Kerry via Bristol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Paris Orly to Kerry via Geneva, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Paris Orly to Kerry via Lourdes/Tarbes, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Flights from Paris Orly to Kerry via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €120
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €1400
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €650
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €650
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €340
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €470
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €1100
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€157
Website
Eurotunnel
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Killarney
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€11 - €13
Flexible
€13 - €16
Train from Heuston to Killarney
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€22 - €26
Flexible
€29 - €33
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare du Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€30 - €40
Car
€65 - €95
Skelligs Rock Ferry
Phone
+353 87 2362344
Email
skelligsrock@skelligsrock.com
Website
skelligsrock.com
Ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30
Website
Skelligs Rock Ferry

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