Manchester to Paris

Paris is a city that needs no introduction, but there is so much more to this fabulous city than just romance and world-famous landmarks. There's the shopping, the art galleries and museums, the fascinating history and culture, and need we even mention the exquisite food and restaurants? Whether you're flying to Paris with Flybe for a cosy weekend away, a fun-packed family trip to Disneyland Paris, or for that important business meeting, your trip will be a delight from the moment you take off from Manchester.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Manchester (MAN) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG), take a look at our Flybe timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, take a look at the Paris to Manchester page.

For tips and guidance about your trip from Manchester to Paris, see our sections below. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.

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Getting to Manchester Airport (MAN)

Getting to Manchester Airport for your Flybe flight to Paris is easy, as the airport has fantastic transport links and on-site parking to suit all needs. For full details, visit our Getting to Manchester Airport page.

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Manchester Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
    Book in advance via Flybe.com or book now
  • Public transport
    Bus, train, coach and tram links to the airport station
  • 1 hour of free WiFi throughout
  • Bookable Fast Track Security
  • Bookable Escape Lounge
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Shopping including Duty Free

For more detailed information, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page.

Check-in and bag drop at Manchester Airport

To save time, we recommend you check-in online before you leave for your flight to Paris from Manchester. However, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Terminal 3 - Facilities before Security

  • Newsagents
  • Cafés

Terminal 3 - Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Escape Lounge

Retailers:

  • Duty Free
  • Fashion and accessories
  • Audio, electrical and music
  • Health and beauty
  • Newsagents

 

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Arrivals (CDG)

At a glance:

  • 15 miles from city centre
    Less than 30 minutes' drive from Paris centre in normal traffic
  • Public transport
    Train station with trains to Paris located in Terminal 2
    Buses and shuttle buses run to/from Terminal 2
  • Taxi stand
  • Car hire
    Book now through our preferred partners Avis or Budget
  • Free WiFi throughout
  • Coffee shop, snack bar and restaurant
    In Terminal 2E
  • Meeting and conference facilities
    In the airport and in the Sheraton hotel within the airport

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights to Paris page and browse other available routes.

Visiting Paris

Even the briefest trip to the 'City of Love' can be one to remember with the Flybe guide to visiting Paris. Below you'll find our tips on finding a place to stay, as well as our favourite bars and restaurants in Paris, things to see and do, and of course tips on the best spots to go shopping.

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Hotels in Paris

Looking for a beautiful boutique hotel for that romantic escape, need ample accommodation for your colleagues, or want to enjoy Paris on a budget? Whatever type of hotel you need, Flybe works in partnership with Booking.com to make it easy for you to find hotels in Paris that suit your needs.

Things to see in Paris

Many people would say that no visit to Paris is complete without at least taking a photo in front of the Eiffel Tower, but as well as admiring the city's most iconic landmark, there is so much more to see and do for every type of visitor in this ultra chic city.

From taking a stroll down one of its famous streets to whiling away a couple of hours in a museum or art gallery, you can make the most of every precious moment in Paris.

Flybe recommends...

Musee d'Orsay

Paris' magnificent national museum, devoted to the arts of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century, including Realism, Impressionism, and Art nouveau.

Champs-Elysees

A tree-lined avenue in the 8th arrondissement, where you'll find the best in designer boutiques and elegant restaurants, leading towards the Arc de Triomphe.

Notre Dame Cathedral

The legendary Notre Dame Cathedral is a stunning example of French Gothic architecture from the Middle Ages, and was one of the very first cathedrals of its kind.

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Bars and restaurants in Paris

One thing's for sure - you'll never go hungry in Paris. Whether you only have time to grab a baguette, or a whole evening to linger over gourmet French cuisine, you'll find something to tempt your tastebuds around every corner after arriving in Paris on flights from Manchester with Flybe.

Flybe recommends...

Epicure

For that extra special meal to make your trip to Paris unforgettable, Epicure cannot be beaten. This three Michelin star restaurant is often hailed as the best restaurant in the world.

Au Bon Accueil

A more casual take on fine dining, Au Bon Accueil enjoys an enviable location close to the Eiffel Tower and serves a delicious and authentic French menu, including a tasting menu.

Le Jourdain

The menu changes often at Le Jourdain to reflect seasonal ingredients, but the emphasis is always on fresh seafood served in a cosy, friendly environment. Book early as this restaurant is a local favourite.

Getting more from your trip to Paris

Whether you have a little or a lot of time to explore, Paris has plenty of ways for you to while away the hours. Hit the shops and designer boutiques to treat your loved ones - and yourself - to some Parisian souvenirs, soak up the buzzing Paris nightlife, take a seat at a cabaret show, or head out of the city to see more of what the region has to offer.

Shopping in Paris

  • Browse the designer boutiques and stores in the beautiful Galeries Lafayette department store
  • Find bargains and pre-loved designer gems in the city's hundreds of vintage shops
  • From Chanel to Yves Saint Laurent and every designer in between, find them all on the Champs Elysees

Nightlife in Paris

  • Relax with a drink in the elegant and famous Café de Flore on Saint-Germain
  • Enjoy an evening at a Parisian cabaret, such as La Nouvelle Eve, or the Moulin Rouge
  • Take a ride in the Eiffel Tower elevator to the Champagne Bar for bubbles with a view

Beyond the city

  • Visit the luxurious Chateau de Versailles and wander through its elaborate gardens
  • Enjoy a day at Disneyland Paris for a magical Disney experience with a French twist
  • Indulge in an excursion to Champagne for a tour of this famous wine region

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Doing business in Paris

If you're taking flights from Manchester to Paris for a business trip, you'll find your needs extremely well catered for when you arrive. As one of the business, political and financial centres of the world, a business trip to Paris is a real pleasure, especially if you have time to relax, explore and soak up this magnificent city's sights. You'll also be spoilt for choice when it comes to fabulous restaurants and bars to entertain your guests and colleagues - or be entertained - and comfortable hotels with breathtaking views over the city are in abundance too.

Conference venues and meeting facilities

From intimate meeting rooms to beautiful ballrooms for those important business events, Paris has every kind of venue, and you'll always benefit from the exceptional French service too. Here is just a selection of what Paris has to offer for your business meeting or event.

Flybe recommends...

Espace 56

  • Located in the Montparnasse district, just under 40 minutes' drive from the airport
  • The highest private function room in Europe, on the 56th floor of the Montparnasse Tower and facing the Eiffel Tower
  • Excellent public transport links
  • Fully convertible layout, can accommodate up to 300 people
  • Events catering packages available
  • Technical equipment and support available
  • WiFi throughout
  • Car parking at the base of the Montparnasse Tower

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

  • Located in the 15th arrondissement, just over 30 minutes' drive from the airport
  • The top ranked exhibition centre in France
  • Excellent public transport links
  • 32 meeting rooms and two auditoriums across 8 Pavilions, to accommodate up to 50,000 people
  • Events catering packages available
  • Modern technical equipment and support available
  • WiFi throughout
  • Chargeable private car parking available

Sheraton Paris Airport

  • Convenient location inside Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 2
  • Excellent public transport links
  • 22 conference rooms for up to 82 guests
  • Two restaurants and events catering packages available
  • WiFi throughout
  • Technical equipment and Executive Meeting Specialists available
  • Chargeable covered private car parking available