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

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

Cheapest option

Train to Beauvais, fly to Dublin

  1. Take the train from Gare du Nord to Beauvais
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Dublin (DUB)

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Fly Paris Orly to Dublin

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

Fly Paris CDG to Cork

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Cork (ORK)

Fly Paris Orly to Cork

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Cork (ORK)

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea
  3. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
  4. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse

Drive, car ferry

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

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
  2. Take the ferry from Gare Maritime to Gare Maritime de Rosslare
  3. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse

Paris to Ireland by train, subway and car ferry

The journey time between Paris and Ireland is around 16h 44m and covers a distance of around 1145 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 36m. Operated by Eurostar, London Underground (Tube), First Great Western Service and others, the Paris to Ireland service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Pearse. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
16h 44m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Ireland is to train and fly which costs €35 - €180 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Ireland is to fly which costs €55 - €230 and takes 4h 32m.

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The distance between Paris and Ireland is 850 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Ireland without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 16h 44m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Paris to Ireland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Ireland is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 9:25 AM in Paris and 8:25 AM in Ireland.

British Airways, KLM, Air France and Aer Lingus offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 850 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Air France and two other airlines fly from Magenta to Swords hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €310
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €1200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €650
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Paris CDG to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Paris Orly to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €130
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 Gare du Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€80 - €100
Anytime Day 1st Class
€130 - €180
Irish Rail
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stena Line
Ferry from Gare Maritime to Gare Maritime de Rosslare
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
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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