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

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Recommended option

Fly from Paris CDG  •  4h 45m

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

48€ - 122€

Cheapest option

Train to Beauvais, fly  •  5h 53m

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

23€ - 125€

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  4h 41m

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

49€ - 306€

Train, car ferry  •  12h 39m

  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

264€ - 780€

Bus, bus and ferry via Leeson St Upper, stop 847  •  23h 6m

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

61€ - 68€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

30€ - 39€

Drive, car ferry  •  23h 18m

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

106€ - 139€

Train, car ferry via Cherbourg-Octeville  •  27h 28m

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

109€ - 171€

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

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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
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • 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 France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • 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 Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Andorra, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Bermuda, Canada, Puerto Rico, United States, Wallis and Futuna, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Georgia, India, Iran, Mongolia and Costa Rica

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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from France.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • 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 Ireland is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Ireland 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.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 23h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Ireland is to fly which costs 45€ - 310€ and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Paris Bercy and arriving at Leeson St Upper, stop 847 via London Victoria and D'Olier Street, stop 334. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 6m.

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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 12h 39m and costs 260€ - 800€.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Paris to Ireland, including transfers.

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Paris to Ireland bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, depart from Paris Bercy 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 Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Ireland is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 7:36 PM in Paris and 6:36 PM in Ireland.

Map of how to get from Paris to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 850 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Air France and KLM fly from Paris to Swords 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 500€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
10€ - 70€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
24€ - 260€
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 Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 27€
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
Bus operators
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
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
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 London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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€

Want to know more about travelling around Ireland

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

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There are four+ hotels available in Ireland. 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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