There are 9 ways to get from Penzance to Paris by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train, night bus or plane

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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Train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$241 - $537

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Bus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Penzance to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$43 - $57

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Clapham Junction
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy

$135 - $234

Drive, carferry  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Paris

$105 - $213

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$282 - $335

Night bus to Newquay, fly  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Penzance to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Paris CDG (CDG) NQY - CDG

$106 - $386

Train to Exeter, fly  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Paris CDG (CDG) EXT - CDG

$156 - $422

Train, train to Bristol, fly  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

$187 - $470

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$252 - $585

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Penzance to Paris. However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Paris Centre - Bercy via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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The distance between Penzance and Paris is 367 miles.

The best way to get from Penzance to Paris without a car is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Penzance to Paris, including transfers.

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Penzance to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Penzance station.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Paris is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newquay Airport to Paris CDG Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Penzance to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris is 1 h ahead of Penzance. It is currently 10:08 PM in Penzance and 11:08 PM in Paris.

Air France, Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Newquay Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Map of how to get from Penzance to Paris.
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  • Distance: 366.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

What companies run services between Penzance, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Penzance to Paris via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras International in around 8 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penzance to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 19 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newquay to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Newquay to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newquay to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newquay to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$85 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $300
Train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Penzance to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Eurostar
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Penzance to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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 from Penzance to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Penzance to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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