There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Padirac Cave by plane, taxi, train, bus, night train 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 to Brive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Brive (BVE) ORY - BVE

$145 - $550

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Bus Isilines  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Brive-la-Gaillarde

$69 - $107

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Fly to Aurillac, taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Aurillac (AUR) ORY - AUR
  2. Take a taxi from Aurillac to Padirac Cave

$190 - $500

Fly to Rodez, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Rodez (RDZ) ORY - RDZ
  2. Take the train from St Christophe Marcil to Gramat

$142 - $421

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Brive-la-Gaillarde Ic

$117 - $161

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Massy to Tulle 725

$75 - $107

Night train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the night train from Paris Austerlitz to Roc Amadour Padirac D

$100 - $135

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Padirac Cave 330.8 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Padirac Cave is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Padirac Cave is to fly which costs 120€ - 470€ and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Paris and Padirac Cave is 447 km. The road distance is 529.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Padirac Cave without a car is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Paris to Padirac Cave, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Padirac Cave is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 120€ - 470€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 6 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 9 h.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Brive Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Padirac Cave is 529 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Paris to Padirac Cave.

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Hop! offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Brive Airport.

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There are 392+ hotels available in Padirac Cave. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Padirac Cave.
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  • Distance: 279.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Padirac Cave, France?

Hop! flies from Paris to Padirac Cave twice daily. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Paris to Padirac Cave every 2 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brive
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Paris Orly to Aurillac
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Rodez
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
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 St Christophe Marcil to Gramat
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Roc Amadour Padirac
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Massy to Tulle
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Aurillac to Padirac Cave
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs 9€.

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