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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Dublin by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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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Fly from Paris CDG  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dublin (DUB) CDG - DUB

€56 - €196

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry via Lille  •  21h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Lille 781 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

€34 - €48

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Bus to Beauvais, fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Dublin (DUB) BVA - DUB

€41 - €194

Fly from Paris Orly  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Dublin (DUB) ORY - DUB

€57 - €180

Train, car ferry  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

€262 - €776

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

€59 - €64

Drive, car ferry  •  23h 8m

  1. Drive from Paris to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

€105 - €137

Train, car ferry via Cherbourg-Octeville  •  26h 24m

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ter
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

€107 - €167

Paris to Dublin by train, subway, walk and car ferry

The journey time between Paris and Dublin is around 15h 20m and covers a distance of around 984 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 19m. Operated by Eurostar, London Underground (Tube), Avanti West Coast and others, the Paris to Dublin service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Dublin. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
15h 20m
Fastest journey time:
13h 19m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:10
Last service departs at:
20:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Dublin train, subway, walk and car ferry schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
France → Ireland
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International entry into Ireland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Managed isolation facility confirmation prior to booking flight
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Considerations leaving from France

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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 Dublin is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dublin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dublin 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Paris to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry via Lille, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 21h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Dublin is to fly which costs €55 - €180 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Dublin via Lille and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 47m.

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The distance between Paris and Dublin is 779 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 11h 34m and costs €260 - €800.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Paris to Dublin, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Dublin is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 12:16 AM in Paris and 11:16 PM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Paris to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 779.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Dublin, Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Air France and two other airlines fly from Paris to Dublin every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €280
Train operators
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 St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Bus operators
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Seine to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
National Express
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80

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Air France and Aer Lingus offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Dublin. 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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