There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Channel Islands by train, ferry, bus 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, travel  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic
  2. Travel from Cherbourg to Channel Islands

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse Vaugirard to Granville Ic
  2. Take the ferry from Granville to St Helier, Jersey

$69 - $121

3 alternative options

Bus, travel  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - La Défense Bus station to Cherbourg-Octeville Ouibus
  2. Travel from Les Pieux Place de la Lande to Channel Islands

Fly to Guernsey  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Guernsey (GCI) CDG - GCI

$112 - $472

Fly to Jersey  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Jersey (JER) CDG - JER

$87 - $392

Questions & Answers

The distance between Paris and Channel Islands is 347 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Channel Islands without a car is to train and travel which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Paris to Channel Islands, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Guernsey Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Channel Islands is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 6:44 PM in Paris and 5:44 PM in Channel Islands.

Air France and Flybe offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Guernsey Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Channel Islands. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Paris to Channel Islands.
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  • Distance: 217.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Channel Islands, Guernsey?

Flybe, Air France and four other airlines fly from Paris to Channel Islands hourly.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Guernsey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Guernsey via Exeter, Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Guernsey via Manchester, Southampton
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Southampton, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Manchester, Southampton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jersey via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Paris Montparnasse Vaugirard to Granville
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
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 Paris - La Défense Bus station to Cherbourg-Octeville
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from Granville to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com

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