There are 10 ways to get from Preston to Paris by train, bus, night train, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$197 - $427

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Bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11a / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$38 - $79

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Night train, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the night train from Preston to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$109 - $287

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 1 min

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

$269 - $317

Drive, carferry  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$124 - $189

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG

$71 - $246

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris Orly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris Orly (ORY) MAN - ORY

$105 - $435

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Paris CDG (CDG) LBA - CDG

$101 - $364

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

$124 - $335

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) LPL - CDG

$89 - $402

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Preston station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28) and arriving at Paris Centre - Bercy via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to Paris. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Paris Nord Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Preston and Paris is 405 miles.

The best way to get from Preston to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Preston to Paris, including transfers.

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Preston to Paris bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28).

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Preston to Paris train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Preston station.

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The best way to get from Preston to Paris is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Preston to Paris.
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  • Distance: 405.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Preston to Paris via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Preston to Paris via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 15 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Preston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Eurostar
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $50
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 Preston, Lancashire to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators

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Paris is 1 h ahead of Preston. It is currently 7:44 AM in Preston and 8:44 AM in Paris.

Preston to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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