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

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Recommended option

Train via Taunton  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Taunton

£186 - £407

Cheapest option

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Taunton

£89 - £257

7 alternative options

Train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Axminster

£161 - £427

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 16m

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Chard

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Chard

£188 - £220

Fly Paris CDG to Bristol, train, line 30 bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bristol (BRS) CDG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Taunton, The Parade to Chard, East Street Tescos

Fly Paris Orly to Bristol, train, line 30 bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bristol (BRS) ORY - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Taunton, The Parade to Chard, East Street Tescos

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
  3. Take the train from Woking to Axminster

£98 - £287

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  10h 25m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton

£133 - £457

Paris to Chard by train, subway, walk and bus

The journey time between Paris and Chard is around 10h 18m and covers a distance of around 440 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 23m. Operated by Eurostar, London Underground (Tube), South Western Railway and others, the Paris to Chard service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Chard, Essex Close. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 18m
Fastest journey time:
7h 23m
Journey distance:
440 miles
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:13
Last service departs at:
19:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Chard train, subway, walk and bus schedules

France → United Kingdom
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  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chard is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chard is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Chard is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from United Kingdom.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Chard is to fly and train which costs €100 - €310 and takes 8h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Chard is to train via Taunton which costs €210 - €480 and takes 5h 12m.

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The distance between Paris and Chard is 276 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to Chard without a car is to train via Taunton which takes 5h 12m and costs €210 - €480.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Paris to Chard, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Chard is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 5:40 AM in Paris and 4:40 AM in Chard.

easyJet offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Chard. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Chard.
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  • Distance: 276.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Chard via London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, London Paddington, and Taunton in around 5h 12m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £160
Flights from Paris Orly to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £280
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Axminster
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £130
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £130
Train from Woking to Axminster
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £110
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, The Parade to Chard, East Street Tescos
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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