There are 11 ways to get from Poole to Paris by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$114 - $299

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 035 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$42 - $66

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Bus Ouibus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$57 - $71

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Paris

$66 - $156

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 5 min

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

$244 - $281

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$77 - $304

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$148 - $1,484

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 58 min

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

$97 - $303

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$91 - $247

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

$138 - $359

Bus to Exeter, fly to Paris CDG  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Dorchester to Exeter
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Paris CDG (CDG) EXT - CDG

$109 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poole to Paris is to bus which costs £30 - £55 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Paris is to train and fly which costs £55 - £240 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Poole, Seldown Coach Station and arriving at Paris, Paris via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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The distance between Poole and Paris is 233 miles.

The best way to get from Poole to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs £85 - £230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Poole to Paris, including transfers.

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Poole to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Poole, Seldown Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Poole to Paris is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs £85 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Paris.
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  • Distance: 233.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Poole to Paris via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London St. Pancras International in around 5 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Paris via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
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 Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
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 Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dorchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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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