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There are 7 ways to get from Sydney to Paris by plane or train

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  26h 39m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Paris CDG (CDG) SYD - CDG

356€ - 2420€

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  28h 41m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Paris Orly (ORY) SYD - ORY

397€ - 1623€

Fly to Brussels, train  •  28h 43m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brussels (BRU) SYD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord

455€ - 1781€

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  30h 16m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SYD - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord

711€ - 1531€

Fly to Paris Le Bourget Apt  •  32h 4m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) SYD - LBG

664€ - 1616€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  30h 39m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Frankfurt (FRA) SYD - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est

703€ - 3996€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  31h 10m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Zurich (ZRH) SYD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon

458€ - 4259€

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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is restricted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Paris is to fly and train which costs $700 - $7,000 and takes 31h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Paris is to fly which costs $550 - $3,800 and takes 26h 39m.

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It is approximately 16960 km to get from Sydney to Paris.

It takes approximately 26h 39m to get from Sydney to Paris, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Paris CDG Airport. The quickest flight takes 23h 35m and has one stopover.

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Paris is 8h behind Sydney. It is currently 8:54 PM in Sydney and 12:54 PM in Paris.

Etihad, Qatar Airways, Emirates and five other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 9695+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Paris.
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  • Distance: 16960 km
  • Duration: 26h 39m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Paris, France?

Etihad, Qatar Airways and 11 other airlines fly from Sydney to Paris every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1400€
Flights from Sydney to Brussels via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Brussels via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
470€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1400€ - 14000€
Flights from Sydney to Zurich via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1800€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Doha, Geneva
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Doha, Rome
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Abu Dhabi, Geneva
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Dubai, Geneva
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
490€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
490€ - 1400€
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris CDG via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 3200€
Flights from Sydney to Brussels via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam Schiphol via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 7000€
Flights from Sydney to Zurich via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
700€ - 850€
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris CDG via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 3800€
Flights from Sydney to Brussels via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
470€ - 1100€
Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam Schiphol via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470€ - 1100€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 5500€
Flights from Sydney to Zurich via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 1500€
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris CDG via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100€ - 3900€
Flights from Sydney to Brussels via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
450€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
460€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 7500€
Flights from Sydney to Zurich via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1250€ - 1400€
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris CDG via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
900€ - 7500€
Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
490€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
470€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Zurich via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1150€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Doha, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1100€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Abu Dhabi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Singapore Changi, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Singapore Changi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Hong Kong, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sydney to Brussels via Hong Kong, Zurich
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Zurich via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1150€
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Sydney to Paris CDG via Delhi
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1100€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Delhi
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 950€
Flights from Sydney to Zurich via Delhi
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam Schiphol via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam Schiphol via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
440€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam Schiphol via Incheon
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
440€ - 1400€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Sydney to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Doha, Geneva
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Abu Dhabi, Geneva
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1700€
Flights from Sydney to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Dubai, Geneva
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1800€
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris CDG via Incheon
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1200€ - 6500€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Incheon
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris CDG via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
3200€ - 3500€
Flights from Sydney to Frankfurt via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1900€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Sydney to Brussels via Hong Kong, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
360€ - 1600€
Flights from Sydney to Zurich via Hong Kong, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
440€ - 2000€
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris CDG via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
700€ - 2500€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Dubai, Nice
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
490€ - 1400€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Sydney to Paris Orly via Singapore Changi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam Schiphol via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1100€ - 1900€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 220€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€

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