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There are 12 ways to get from Taunton to France 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.

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Train  •  5h

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

$155 - $383

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Bus Ouibus  •  13h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, Kings Arms to Hammersmith Bus Station Superfast 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport Ouibus

$31 - $38

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Bus FlixBus  •  12h 54m

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

$47 - $72

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 22m

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

$77 - $173

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 47m

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

$252 - $292

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

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

$106 - $317

Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse  •  5h 11m

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

$76 - $267

Train to Exeter, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 44m

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

$107 - $344

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 12m

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

$165 - $429

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Paris CDG (CDG) CWL - CDG

$116 - $362

Train to Bristol, fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Geneva (GVA) BRS - GVA
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu

$110 - $286

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 33m

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

$154 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to France is to bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 13h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to France is to train which costs £110 - £300 and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to France. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via London and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 54m.

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The distance between Taunton and France is 382 miles.

The best way to get from Taunton to France without a car is to train which takes 5h and costs £110 - £300.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Taunton to France, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Taunton to France is to train which takes 5h and costs £110 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 12h 54m.

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

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Map of how to get from Taunton to France.
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  • Distance: 382.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Taunton, England and France?

You can take a train from Taunton to Paris via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 5h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 12h 54m.

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 Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
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 Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
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 Bristol to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
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 Bristol to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
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
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Taunton to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Taunton to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Taunton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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.

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
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Kings Arms to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
berryscoaches.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 - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $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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France is 1h ahead of Taunton. It is currently 12:45 PM in Taunton and 1:45 PM in France.

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

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There are 45+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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