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There are 13 ways to get from Swindon to France by train, bus, 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  •  4h 13m

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

$120 - $321

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Bus FlixBus  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$43 - $67

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Bus Ouibus  •  12h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station S6
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station X90
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport

$49 - $67

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Swindon to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Paris

$238 - $272

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 10m

  1. Drive from Swindon to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$93 - $145

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 14m

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

$104 - $301

Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS

$74 - $251

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 25m

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

$130 - $366

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 33m

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

$145 - $1,497

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 49m

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

$119 - $377

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$92 - $262

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$110 - $280

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 45m

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

$129 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to France is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 12h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to France is to train which costs £90 - £250 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to France. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via London and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 49m.

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The distance between Swindon and France is 383 miles.

The best way to get from Swindon to France without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £90 - £250.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Swindon to France, including transfers.

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Swindon to France bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to France is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £90 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 11h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Swindon to France bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to France.
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  • Distance: 382.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Swindon, England and France?

You can take a train from Swindon to Paris via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 4h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 11h 49m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Reading to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swindon to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
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 - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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France is 1h ahead of Swindon. It is currently 12:25 AM in Swindon and 1:25 AM in France.

Brussels Airlines, easyJet, KLM and BMI Regional offer flights from Bristol Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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