There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Guernsey by train, ferry, night bus, car ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ter
  2. Take the ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$139 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Saint-Malo 772
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$59 - $79

4 alternative options

Train, night bus, car ferry  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the night bus from Rennes to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$115 - $149

Train, ferry, car ferry  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Malo Tgv
  2. Take the ferry from Dinard to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey

Bus, ferry  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen 772 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville
  3. Take the ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$74 - $104

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Paris to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$89 - $128

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guernsey

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Guernsey. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Guernsey.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Guernsey.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving France are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 3/16/2020

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Guernsey relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Guernsey, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Guernsey

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Guernsey. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Guernsey, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Guernsey

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Guernsey is to bus and car ferry which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 10h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Guernsey is to train and ferry which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 6h 16m.

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The distance between Paris and Guernsey is 360 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Guernsey without a car is to train and ferry which takes 6h 16m and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Paris to Guernsey, including transfers.

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Guernsey is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 3:12 PM in Paris and 2:12 PM in Guernsey.

There are 42+ hotels available in Guernsey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Guernsey.
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  • Distance: 360.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Guernsey?

There is no direct connection from Paris to Guernsey. However, you can take the train to Cherbourg, take the walk to Gare S.t.n., take the line 4 bus to Schuman, take the taxi to Dielette, then take the ferry to St Peter Port, Guernsey. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Gare Montparnasse to Saint Peter Port via Rennes, Rennes, Saint-Malo, and Saint-Malo in around 8h 13m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
Rail 1st Class
$65 - $95
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$75 - $90
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$90 - $110
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rennes to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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 Caen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles.com
Ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Manche Iles Express
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Condor Ferries
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Dinard to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Website
Corsaire Ferry

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