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About the train journey from Auray to Paris

Want to travel from Auray to Paris by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Auray to Paris usually takes 4 hours 9 minutes on average to travel 417 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 52 minutes. You can expect to find 10 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Paris, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with TGV, SNCF or OUIGO to get to Paris. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Auray to Paris in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $18.13.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Paris, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Auray to Paris by train

It takes an average of 4h 9m to travel from Auray to Paris by train, over a distance of around 259 miles (417 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from Auray to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $18.13 when you book in advance.

First train

06:15

Last train

21:02

Departure station

Auray

Arrival station

Paris

Journey time

2h 52m

Distance

417 miles (259 km)

Frequency

10 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $18.13

Train and bus operators

OUIGO, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

Auray to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Auray to Paris for Saturday Feb 4th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:10 Auray09:08 Paris Montparnassetgv inoui 8702 SNCF Get tickets2h 58m, direct
08:14 Auray11:19 Paris Montparnassetgv inoui 8706 SNCF Get tickets3h 5m, direct
10:10 Auray13:19 Paris Montparnassetgv inoui 8710 SNCF Get tickets3h 9m, direct
11:37 Auray15:02 Paris MontparnasseTER 56614 SNCF Get tickets3h 25m, 1 change
14:09 Auray17:08 Paris Montparnassetgv inoui 8190 SNCF Get tickets2h 59m, direct
15:03 Auray18:09 Paris MontparnasseTER 56634 SNCF Get tickets3h 6m, 1 change

TGV, OUIGO and SNCF trains from Auray to Paris

You can travel from Auray to Paris on TGV, OUIGO and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Auray to Paris

The price of train tickets from Auray to Paris starts at $18.13 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Auray to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Auray to Paris

Want to know more about your journey from Auray to Paris? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Auray to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Auray and Paris is 4 hours and 9 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Auray and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Auray to Paris is 2 hours and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Auray to Paris cost?

Train tickets from Auray to Paris can start from as little as $18.13 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Auray to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Auray to Paris without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Auray to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Auray to Paris leave?

The first train from Auray to Paris leaves at 06:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Auray to Paris leave?

The last train from Auray to Paris leaves at 21:02. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Auray and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Auray to Paris cover a distance of around 259 miles (417 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Auray.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Auray to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/04/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/03/2022 for travel on 09/03/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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