There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Carnac by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Auray Tgv

$105 - $114

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Bus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Vannes Ouibus / ...

$20 - $49

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Vannes Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Vannes to Auray 1 / ...

$99 - $111

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Carnac 306.1 miles

$65 - $95

Fly from Paris Orly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lorient (LRT) ORY - LRT

$165 - $510

Fly from Paris CDG  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lorient (LRT) CDG - LRT

$182 - $692

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Carnac. However, there are services departing from Paris Centre - Bercy and arriving at Carnac via Vannes and Auray. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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The distance between Paris and Carnac is 426 km. The road distance is 489.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Carnac without a car is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Paris to Carnac, including transfers.

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Paris to Carnac bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Carnac is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 21 min.

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

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Paris to Carnac bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Vannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Carnac is 490 km. It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to drive from Paris to Carnac.

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Lorient Airport.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Carnac.
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  • Distance: 266.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Carnac, Bretagne, France?

TGV operates a train from Paris to Carnac twice daily. Tickets cost $95 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Carnac once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Auray
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Vannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Communauté De Communes Auray Quiberon Terre Atlantique
Phone
02 97 29 18 69
Website
auray.fr
Bus from Vannes to Auray
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
auray-quiberon.fr
BreizhGo
Phone
+33 2 97 54 80 00
Email
contact@morbihan.fr
Website
transports.bretagne.bzh
Bus from Vannes to Auray
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
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BreizhGo
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 Paris Centre - Bercy to Vannes
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Vannes
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There are 564+ hotels available in Carnac. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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