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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Galway by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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 Paris CDG to Shannon, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Shannon (SNN) CDG - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

$114 - $830

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Bus FlixBus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 761 / ...

$87 - $133

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Fly Paris Orly to Shannon, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Shannon (SNN) ORY - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

$152 - $478

Fly Paris CDG to Cork, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Cork (ORK) CDG - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station

$96 - $426

Fly Paris CDG to Dublin, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dublin (DUB) CDG - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$118 - $388

Fly Paris Orly to Dublin, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Dublin (DUB) ORY - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$111 - $396

Train to Beauvais, fly to Dublin, train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Dublin (DUB) BVA - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$97 - $344

Train, bus and ferry  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

$185 - $435

Bus Ouibus, bus and ferry  •  27 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to London
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X20

$92 - $120

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 51 min

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

$116 - $189

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Galway is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 27 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Galway is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 350€ and takes 8 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Galway Coach Station via London Victoria and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 1 min.

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The distance between Paris and Galway is 934 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Galway without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 17 h 38 min and costs 160€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to get from Paris to Galway, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Paris to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Galway is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 11:37 AM in Paris and 10:37 AM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Paris to Galway.
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  • Distance: 583.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 52 min

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

There is no direct connection from Paris to Galway. However, you can take the train to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv, take the walk to Paris CDG airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Orly Sud, take the walk to Paris Orly airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Paris Orly to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $7,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
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 Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$16 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $20
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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Flybe, Lufthansa, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 326+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs 10€.

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