There are 12 ways to get from Paris to Chester by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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 28 min

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

$179 - $409

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Bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester National Express

$64 - $99

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Bus, train  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  3. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester

$114 - $179

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 35 min

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

$96 - $203

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 48 min

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

$267 - $314

Fly Paris CDG to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Manchester (MAN) CDG - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Delamere Street

$69 - $234

Fly Paris CDG to Liverpool  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Liverpool (LPL) CDG - LPL

$76 - $381

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 43 min

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

$90 - $318

Fly Paris CDG to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) CDG - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Newton-le-Willows
  3. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Chester

$116 - $388

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

$200 - $1,589

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Chester

$137 - $312

Fly Paris CDG to Bristol, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bristol (BRS) CDG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe

$162 - $428

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Chester is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Chester is to train which costs 150€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Chester. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Chester via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Chester. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord Eurostar and arriving at Chester via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Paris and Chester is 605 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Chester without a car is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs 150€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Paris to Chester, including transfers.

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Paris to Chester bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Chester train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Chester is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs 150€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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

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Paris to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Chester.
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  • Distance: 378.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Chester via London St. Pancras International and London Euston in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Chester via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 14 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Chester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
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 London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Chester
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Ouibus
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Delamere Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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